Don't hesitate to raise the subject. Talking with young people about suicide won't put the idea in their heads. Chances are, if you've observed any of the warning signs, they're already thinking about it. Be direct in a caring, non-confrontational way.
Watch for these signs - they may indicate someone is thinking about suicide. The more signs you see, the greater the risk:
These warning signs are especially noteworthy if there has been:
Other key risk factors include:
What to do if you see the warning signs?
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