Worried about someone
Suicide Call Back Service provides phone and online counselling for anyone who is worried about someone. Supporting someone who is thinking about suicide can be a stressful situation. You may even feel guilty that you are not doing enough. These are all natural responses. You don’t have to face the situation alone.
Suicide Call Back Service has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Learn about suicide warning signs
A person who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues or suicide signs to those around them that indicate they are distressed. These are often referred to as suicide warning signs. Suicide prevention starts with recognising these suicide warning signs and taking them seriously.Read article
Six signs my friend is depressed (and how I can help)
Depression is not always obvious and there can be many signs something is wrong. If you’re worried about your friend, here are some things to look out for.Read article
How to help when a friend is overwhelmed
Do you have a friend that is overwhelmed or struggling to cope? Having reached out and asked how they’re going, they’ve admitted they’re not coping well, but what next? Read our advice on how you can help a friend that’s overwhelmed.Read article
How can I tell if a friend is struggling?
Sometimes we notice right away if a friend is struggling or is overwhelmed by a situation. Other times it may be less obvious, but if we know the warning signs to look out for, we can reach out to help them get the support they need. Read on to understand the warning signs that your friend may need help.Read article
Worried someone is suicidal - how to start the conversation
Realising that someone you care about may be thinking about suicide can come as a shock. It can be hard to understand why they feel this way and what has led up to this point. If you are worried, you should speak up and talk to your family member or friend about their feelings.Read article