Oct 3, 2019

Help a Suicidal Friend

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
*Be careful when calling law enforcement. They are trained to protect others and themselves with lethal force if necessary. If the individual you are with has a tendency for violence or angry outbursts, a suicide by cop situation could occur.
 
 
*Here are some more [https://ift.tt/1eXhs1q suicide hotline resources].
 
*Here are some more [https://ift.tt/1eXhs1q suicide hotline resources].
 
*Consider taking a safeTALK course to learn more about having an open conversation, or an ASSIST course for helping a suicidal individual.
 
*Consider taking a safeTALK course to learn more about having an open conversation, or an ASSIST course for helping a suicidal individual.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Be aware that committing your friend involuntarily should only be a last resort used if you see the person using actual violence towards themselves or towards others.
 
*Be aware that committing your friend involuntarily should only be a last resort used if you see the person using actual violence towards themselves or towards others.
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*Be careful when calling law enforcement. They are trained to protect others and themselves with lethal force if necessary. If the individual you are with has a tendency for violence or angry outbursts, a suicide by cop situation could occur.
   
 
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