5.3 What To Say About Suicide

As life continues, it’s important to consider what you and the person in need might discuss with other people about suicide. To avoid getting caught off guard, take some time to evaluate what you both might decide to share or withhold in these conversations.

Use the flowchart below to consider the conversations you may or may not have with the following people:

  1. Close family and friends

  2. Other friends

  3. Coworkers

  4. Others (i.e. neighbors, sports, groups, church, etc.)

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Conversations around suicide are difficult. Preparing for these conversations can help you and the person in need avoid being put into the uncomfortable position of sharing more than intended.

 

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