How to Deal with Suicide
You are enough. You matter. Your life is worth
fighting for. If you’re feeling like ending your
life, you can always ask for help managing your
emotions. Asking for help is brave. You are brave.
You are valuable You are important. And, the world
How to Get Help If You’re Thinking About Ending Your
First thing’s first: you matter. You are important.
You bring light into this world. It’s OK to ask for
help. You are brave to ask for help. And,
we’re here for you.
Here are a few ways to get through the next
second, minute, hour, and even a whole day
We’re excellent listeners if we do say so
ourselves. And, we’re here for you--always. Text
HOME to 741741 to connect with a real human. No
judgment—just straight-up listening.
Tell a friend.
No matter how alone you feel, know that there
are so many people in this world who not only
want you in this world. And, they want to help
you (Hi—have you met us? We’re included in this
group! See above). Confiding in someone can help
you build a support system for times when you
are feeling in a really dark place. Nervous
about reaching out? Start with a text message
like this: “Hey there. I’m feeling really
alone right now. Would you mind keeping me
Find even one thing that brings you joy. And,
hold onto it. Maybe it’s listening to your
favorite song (listening to music is one of the
most common coping tools for our texters), or
maybe it’s looking into the eyes of your
adorable pup. Whatever it may be, find one thing
to turn to when you feel in the darkest of
Talk to a pro.
If you are thinking about ending your life,
chances are you are dealing with really painful
emotions. Nobody deserves to feel that way and
we are so sorry you do. Reach out to a therapist
who can help you work through and process your
emotions in a healthy way.
Go someplace safe.
If you feel like you are a danger to yourself,
it’s always okay (brave, even!) to call 911 or
go to an ER.