Talk About Suicide
As you move forward as a suicide caregiver, suicide will come up as a topic of discussion. This section prepares you for those discussions.
5.1 Language Around Suicide
Get equipped with the appropriate words and language to use when talking to others about suicide
5.2 Supporting Their Safety
Learn how to take an active role in the person in need’s safety plan
5.3 What To Say About Suicide
Work with the person in need to figure what you want to share and keep to yourself about suicide
5.4 Self Care Plan
Develop a plan to care for yourself as caregiving tasks build up
5.5 Moving Forward
Reflect on what you’ve learned during this process and how to move forward in your role as a suicide caregiver
This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional clinical advice or treatment.
If you or someone you know are experiencing a personal crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 for support. If you are located outside of the US, you can also look here for your local crisis line.
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