This document provides information to help youth know what words to use when talking about suicide with friends and peers. No one likes to talk about suicide. It’s hard to know what to say; you worry about saying the “wrong thing”. Taking the time to ask and REALLY listen means a lot, regardless of your words. Whether this is your first time asking someone about suicide or your 10th, here is a list of questions that might help you get a conversation started.
Talking About Suicide with Friends and Peers
Source: Act, Support and Protect (ASAP)