Suicide Prevention Week 2018

Suicide Prevention Week 10-16 September 2018, starting with World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, is an opportunity to acknowledge that suicide is preventable. And that it’s everyone's business.

The continuing Choose Life ‘Read between the lines’ campaign asks everyone to be alert to the warning signs of suicide in people close to them. If you’re worried about someone, such as a friend, family member or workmate, asking them directly about their feelings can help to save their life.

Signs of suicide can be difficult to spot which is why the campaign encourages people to take all signs of distress seriously, even if it seems a person is living a normal life. People can feel assured that asking a person about what’s troubling them can make a positive difference. 

Worried about someone? Download Choose Life's free guide "The Art of Conversation" which gives advice and tips on spotting suicidal signs, striking up difficult conversations around suicide and listening effectively.

For more information visit Choose Life

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