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Talking about suicide can feel overwhelming. If you’re worried about a mate who might be suicidal, it’s important to know how to offer your support and have helpful conversations. This audio story explores some of the dos and don’ts of discussing suicide, and suggests how to get help if you’re worried about someone you care about.

Cast

ReachOut voice: Liam Bradbury
Michael: Alex Williams
Wade: Jackson Gallagher
Suzie: Jess Tovie
Narrator: Gen Hegney
Director: Dan Brophy
Scriptwriter: Dan Brophy

What can I do now?

  • Learn more about suicide.
  • Talk to someone you trust who can help such as a teacher, doctor or parent.
  • Encourage your friend to call a helpline if they are in distress.

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