How to talk to somebody about suicide
Discussing suicidal thoughts may seem like a daunting prospect. Learn to shape these discussions with clear and practical advice.Read more
You’ve decided to talk to a friend or family member about their mental health, but you’re nervous, not sure where to start or what will happen. To help you, we’ve compiled some tips.
You’ve decided to have a conversation to a friend or family member about their mental health, but you’re nervous, not sure where to start or what will happen.
For more tips to start the conversation, visit Discussing Suicide: How to talk to somebody about suicide page.
If you are worried about someone, and need someone to talk to, call the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467 to speak to a counsellor.
If it is an emergency, please call 000.
A person who is thinking about suicide may 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 suicidal warning signs and taking them seriously.Read more
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