Help Me To Stop Thinking About SuicideSuicideHelp Me To Stop Thinking About Suicide<div class="ExternalClass75997A52E48E453388C796A973C06945"><p>​I need help and want to stop thinking about committing suicide  <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass8AF912B5E4FB448FB48FE5085FF822D3"><p>​Thank you for reaching out for support.   One of the best things to do if you are having thoughts of suicide is to let someone know and talk about these feelings and why they are coming up.   Having thoughts of suicide is a strong indication that something is going on in your life. To deal with this stress you need support.<br></p><p>Thought of suicide doesn't mean you will do anything to hurt yourself, it could be a symptom that needs to change in your life and to get help.    But, if you ever get to a place where you want to hurt yourself you can call us, tell a parent or another trusted adult so they can help you find a way to be safe.   <br></p><p>We are here and want to know more about what you are experiencing and how often you are having these thoughts.   It's important to do things to distract yourself from these thoughts so they don't become more intense. Ask yourself <a href="/Pages/tip-20-Questions-to-Ask-Yourself-if-You-Feel-Like-Giving-Up.aspx?Topic=Suicidal%20Thoughts">Ask yourself these questions.</a>. Sometimes just doing small acts of self-care go along ways towards helping you to feel better.   </p><p>Here is a <a href="/Pages/tip-99-coping-skills.aspx?Topic=Coping%20Skills">list of coping skills</a> you can consider and other articles that can also be helpful when these feelings happen again.    We are concerned about you and want to hear back from you. There is hope. <a href="/Pages/tip-dont-give-up.aspx?Topic=Suicidal%20Thoughts">Don't give up.</a> Please allow others to help you.</p><p>Take care of yourself, you took a brave step by reaching out.<br></p><p>We hope to hear from you soon,</p><p>Anne<br></p><p>Counselor<br></p></div>14

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