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Suicide prevention organizations, tips for helping prevent suicide; coping with suicidal feelings.

10 Tips for Coping With Suicidal Thoughts
Our top 10 best tips for coping with your suicidal thoughts until the medication starts to work.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Locate support groups for friends and families of suicide victims.

Coping With Suicidal Feelings
Feeling suicidal? Tips from our members for coping with suicidal thoughts and feelings.

Have-a-Heart's Depression Page
Advice for those coping with suicidal and manic feelings from someone who's been there.

Hotline Program Assists Elderly at Risk of Suicide
Article about a suicide prevention program in St. Louis which targets an often overlooked segment of our population.

How to Help a Suicidal Person
How to help someone who is feeling suicidal. Prepared by Suicide Prevention Resources.

How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal
Step-by-step instructions for helping a suicidal friend or loved one.

If you're thinking about suicide... read this first.
Words of advice from someone who's been there.

My Friend Is Talking About Wanting to Die. What Should I Do?
Q: My friend is talking about wanting to die. What should I do?

Suicide and Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents
Suicide prevention measures for adolescents and young adults. Adobe Acrobat required.

Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education
Includes an FAQ, general information on suicide, some common statistics, symptoms of depression, a book list and much more. Excellent suicide prevention resources.

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Suicide prevention and awareness organization homepage.

Suicide Prevention Tips
Suicide prevention tips recommended by the non-profit organization Suicide Prevention Resources.

Suicide Safety Plan
A suicide safety plan gives you a series of concrete steps to follow when you feel you are in danger of hurting yourself. These instructions will help you formulate your own individualized plan.

Suicide Warnings Signs You Should Know
Learn to recognize the warnings signs of suicide; it could save someone's life.

The Yellow Ribbon Program
A program aimed at suicide prevention and awareness.

What Is a Suicide Watch?
What is a suicide watch and when might a person be placed on one?

What to Do When a Friend is Suicidal
It's very frightening when a friend says they feel like they want to die. What can you do to help?

Who to Call When You're Feeling Suicidal
Need someone to talk to, but you're not sure who to call? Click here.

I Want to Die, Is There Any Hope for Me?
A member who is feeling suicidal asks whether there is any hope for him to recover from his depression.

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