How to Listen and What to Say

  • Having information about the signs, risks, and supports are valuable tools for suicide prevention. You can help someone who may not have the resources to help themselves. Don't leave the person alone and seek immediate help. Warning signs of suicidal intent can include but are not limited to someone talking about or threatening to hurt themselves, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness.  Click on any of the links in this section to learn what to say, how to help, and where to get support. Talking and listening about suicide and mental health may feel awkward, but they are important ways to learn and help.


    In immediate crisis? Click here to view important Phone numbers for help.