The only way to find out whether someone you are concerned about is contemplating suicide is to ASK that person directly.
ďARE YOU THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE?Ē
About 75 percent of those who die by suicide do exhibit some suicide warning signs, so we need to be aware of what the suicide warning signs are and try to spot them in people. If we do see someone exhibiting suicide warning signs, we need to do everything that we can to help them. It should be noted that some people who die by suicide do not show any suicide warning signs.
Crisischat.org: Crisis Chat is an online instant messaging service to talk about problems and stress that may be difficult to talk about anywhere else. Itís a place to find non-judgmental support and help through a difficult time or information on mental health problems and services. Itís confidential, secure, anonymous, for help when you donít know where else to turn
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