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What is suicide?
the action of killing oneself intentionally.
"he committed suicide at the age of forty"
synonyms:self-destruction, taking one's own life, killing oneself, self-murder
intentionally kill oneself.
"he leaves the service and then suicides"
Suicide is a PERMANENT solution for a TEMPORARY problem.
It HURTS more people then just yourself.
It's not the answer
EVERYTHING you have worked for is THROWN AWAY.
no matter what, people will still love you
How will your FRIENDS react, your FAMILY react, your PARENTS?
Call 1-800-SUICIDE If you, or someone else, experiences:
-trouble eating or sleeping
-withdraw from family or friends
-lack of interest
-giving away prized possessions
-previous suicide attempts
-drug or alcohol abuse
-feeling hopeless or useless
-taking unnecessary risks
-sudden mood swings
-decrease in school or work performance
What to do:
-Get professional help
-Ask question openly
EX: "Do you have a plan?" "Will you talk with someone who will help?"
-Provide them your care
What to NOT do:
-sidestep the issue or treat it lightly
-leave the person alone
-offer simple solutions
-offer or suggest drugs and alcohol
-be a therapist (professional help is better)
SUICIDE IS NOT THE ANSWER
If you or someone else is suicidal, get help.
Talk to a counselor
Talk to a person you look up too or they look up too
DON'T KEEP IT SECRET!!