If your loved one is thinking about suicide, take the fourth step and #BeThe1To help them connect to resources. Helping someone with thoughts of suicide connect with ongoing supports can help them establish a safety net for those moments they find themselves in a crisis. One way to start helping them find way to connect…Read More
Cultivate…SAFETY by sharing stories in a safe space!
Did you know that that there is a safe space for youth to discuss and share their stories about mental health and wellness? You Matter is a safe space for youth to discuss and share stories about mental health and wellness, created and administered by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. You Matter blog posts are…Read More
Cultivate…SAFETY by creating a safety plan!
After the “Ask” step, and you’ve determined suicide is indeed being talked about, it’s important to find out a few things to establish immediate safety. Have they previously attempted suicide before talking with you? Does your loved one experiencing thoughts of suicide have a detailed plan? What kind of access to highly lethal means do they…Read More