What do people thinking of suicide say?

57 second video with pictures. You got the time for that.

This is a 57 second video on what people who are thinking of suicide say. It’s just a few of the comments. Most of the time, when you hear these things, you feel it. And sometimes because you don’t know what to do or what it means, you glaze over it and go about your day not meaning to overlook a cry for help.

But listening is your best currency. Connecting with another human being and taking that time can prevent suicide. Sometimes that’s all it takes. Please share.

USA Suicide & Crisis Lifeline call 988
USA Crisis Text 741-741
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for Veterans call 988, press 1
USA Crisis Line for LGBTQ Youth, call 1-866-488-7386
USA Crisis Text for LGBTQ Youth 678-678
USA TransLifeline call, 1-833-456-4566
USA Suicide Prevention Lifeline & Chat for the Deaf or Hearing impaired. Or dial 711 then 988
United Kingdom Samaritans 116 123
Australia Crisis Line 13 11 14
Canada Crisis Line 1-833-456-4566
Canada TransLifeline 877-330-6366
International suicide hotlines

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

3 thoughts on “What do people thinking of suicide say?”

  1. I said many of those things prior to my hospitalization. When you’re in constant pain, it’s so hard! The feelings of guilt are overwhelming. I’d pray at one point to just die in my sleep. Although, I’m better now psychologically, I have to watch and make sure that I don’t fall back down that slippery slope.

    1. One day at a time Christopher. I am glad you are feeling better. We are better and stronger than depression. What helped me was challenging it and improving my life by making continuous progress. Depression does NOT own me. This is my life and my rules and I have to protect it. Keep fighting !

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