suicide prevention

Coping Suggestions for the Suicidal Person

Here are some suggestions for supportive tools that you can create now to help you at those times when you are feeling down and distressed. When you start to feel bad, take them out and go through them; read them, examine them, listen to them; they are there to remind you that you want to… Read more »

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Helpful Books for Suicide Prevention:

Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook Night Falls Fast The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook Helping Your Child Cope with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Self-Esteem Third Edition Move Your Body Tone Your Mood Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life Mind Over Mood No One Saw My Pain How I… Read more »

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Suicide Prevention

When you are assisting someone who you feel may be suicidal, there are certain things you should do and certain things you should not. Here, briefly, are some of the DOs and  DONT’S of suicide prevention: DOs Be aware. Learn the warning signs Get involved. Become available. Show interest and support. Ask if she or… Read more »

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How You Can Help Someone At Risk for Suicide by Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

  One of the scariest things you can experience is the fear that someone you know may be suicidal.  When a friend, family member or associate shows some of the warning signs for suicide, it is essential to intervene and take action to get that person to the help they need. When someone is suicidal,… Read more »

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