Start a conversation
How to start a conversation if worried about someone being suicidal or want to support someone affected by suicide.
How to start a difficult conversation
If you’re worried about someone and don’t know how to tackle it, there are some things you can do to help them open up.
- website: Samaritans - How to start a difficult conversation
- website: Staying Safe from suicidal thoughts - ‘Safety Plan' suicide prevention guidance: easy to print / online templates and guidance video tutorials designed to help people through the process of writing their own Safety Plan to identify actions and strategies to resist suicidal thoughts and develop positive ways to cope with stress and emotional distress
- website: University of Exeter - It's safe talk about suicide leaflet
How to support someone who has been bereaved and affected by suicide
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) provides information how to support someone who has been bereaved and affected by suicide.