It is important to know that asking someone if they are having thoughts of suicide does not increase the risk or plant the idea. Instead, it provides the chance to offer support and have a conversation.
As many of you know, last year a popular Netflix series called “13 Reasons Why” aired and raised issues of suicide and other risky behaviors for teens. The second season of the show is airing on Friday, May 18 and we want you to be prepared to talk about it. Here are a few tips from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention