How Can I Help Someone Who Is Suicidal?

Do you know someone who is feeling suicidal? Does someone you love want to end their life? What can you say? What can you do? How can you help them? How Can I Help Someone Who Is Suicidal? If someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, there are some simple—but profound—things you can do to help. Click on the…

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Suicide Is Everyone’s Business

Suicide is everyone’s business and we all need to care. In this video, Lacey McFarland, a suicide prevention coordinator with the Weber-Morgan County Health Department in Utah, shares some of the warning signs of suicide and offers thoughts on how we can help those who are struggling. Find more resources at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by clicking HERE. Transcript…

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Would Everyone Be Happier Without Me?

Some time ago, I did keyword research for a project on suicide prevention. One of the things that shocked me the most was how often people search for terms relating to suicide. Phrases like: “Would Everyone Be Happier Without Me?” or “I Feel Suicidal,” and even “How to Commit Suicide,” receive between one thousand and ten thousand monthly searches. One thousand…

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