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6b. Telling Other People – Decisions

Telling other people - decisions

What’s your timeline? What is the timeline for discussions? My suggestion is to go for support first. The suggested order would be: First, the people who already know and have a high probability of providing support. Second would be the people who will probably be supportive but they don’t know yet about your crisis. Third […]

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The Way Forward – Family, Friends, Support Network

The Way Forward: Pathways to hope, recovery, and wellness with insights from lived experience is a resource developed by the Suicide Attempt Survivors Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention that provides recommendations for suicide prevention activities that blend evidence-based practices and perspectives informed by lived experience. Here are the recommendations related to […]

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How to Make New Friends

Regardless of your age or place in life, it can still be important to make new friends. Obviously, you don’t have to go out and try to meet new people every day. But, stay open to the possibility whenever the opportunity presents itself. When you’re talking about real friends, you can never have too many […]

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If you ever start feeling like you're heading into a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)