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Talking about suicidal feelings can feel overwhelming. If you’re worried about someone 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.

This can help if:

  • you’re worried about a friend’s wellbeing
  • you think your friend is suicidal
  • you’re not sure what to say to a friend you're worried about.
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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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