Really Worried About My FriendSuicideReally Worried About My Friend<div class="ExternalClass058A512B63254345B74F620DF3190593"><p style="font-family:georgia;font-size:16px;">​I<span>'m worried about my friend committing suicide. He always says things about killing himself and it makes me heart broken and so sad. I don't know what to do and I need help. He makes me worried all the time and He tells me he cuts. I told him I was in the same situation last year. I was cutting and so sad that I was suicidal. I told him that my friends and family got me through it and he said that's why he hasn't killed himself yet. and he always tells himself not yet or not now. Please pleas​e help me on what to do or say, I'm getting really worried please reply ASAP.</span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span></div><div class="ExternalClass25B77E93D10A4A2185E35541EB4DC32F"><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>It’s great you are reaching out to find out how to support your friend. It sounds like he is going through a lot in his life, and is lucky that he has someone like you to talk to about it. You made a great choice to find support for you both. </span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>It sounds like you have some great ideas on how he can get help. You are right family and friends are a great resources for anyone who is going through these feelings. Your friend is making some good choices for himself to by reaching out. We are glad to hear you are no longer cutting and hope your friend does work to find healthy coping skills. It can be a scary thing to not know what to do or say to a friend who is hurting in these ways and making these statements. Here are some articles on our website that you may find helpful to you!</span><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><a href="/Pages/tip-worrisome-friends.aspx" style="background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255);">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-worrisome-friends.aspx</a><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><a href="/Pages/tip-helping-someone-online.aspx">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/Pages/tip-help-online-suicidal-person.aspx</a></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"><span>If you ever are concerned for your friends immediate safety, please reach out to 911 right away. Involving a trusted adult and making them aware of what is going on may be the next best step here. That way you both can have support to get through this!  We want to be a support for you. Please reach out to us either by calling 1-800-448-3000. We are here to offer you support 24 hour a day, 7 days a week. Stay Strong!</span><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;">Brittany, Counselor</span><br></p> </div>13

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