SUICIDE PAGES

REMEMBER, ITS OK NOT T BE OK!

There are people who DO care and who WILL listen.

Talk and let them help you through the hard times !

81% of those contemplating suicide actually do tell someone before they attempt it.

But most of the time it falls on deaf ears and is ignored.

WE ALL NEED TO ACTIVELY LISTEN !

KNOW WHAT TO LOOK FOR!

This short video explains what to look out for to prevent suicide in teens,  but it also applies to adults.

Credit to: Mayo Clinic.

SPOTTING POSSIBLE THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE

Everybody is different and will act in their own way, but there are some common signs that you can look out for and try to offer and arrange professional help before it is too late.

Are they suddenly putting their affairs in order?

Are they giving away their possessions?

Have they increased drug or alcohol intake?

Are they restless, anxious, angry, agitated, having mood swings?

Are they not sleeping, withdrawn, reckless?

Are they or have they been talking about wanting to die?

Shattering the Silence:
Youth Suicide Prevention

Credit to:  Sadie Penn / TEDx Talks

who can help ?

There are many groups and services who can help you overcome suicidal thoughts.

How to Help Someone who is Suicidal and Save a Life

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SUICIDE PREVENTION APP

A Suicide Prevention App is available on the google play or the App Store for android and iphone.

The app gives helpful advice and shows you help that is near by.

How can we prevent childhood suicide?

Credit to:  Jenny Buscher  /  TEDx Talks

The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness

Credit to:  John Nieuwenburg  /  TEDx Talks

Casually Suicidal

Credit to:  Sarah Liberti  /  TEDx Talks

What They Don't Tell You About Mental Illness

Credit to:  Elizabeth Medina  /  TEDx Talks