How Do I Tell My Parents That I Want To Die?SuicideHow Do I Tell My Parents That I Want To Die?<div class="ExternalClass3E556FAD0993412F9A5E5227610E1F09"><p>​<span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;">I've been upset and crying a lot. I don't know how to tell my parents and I want to die sometimes. Sorry to bother you.  </span><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass252BD649E9744DA5846C73DFBDBC5181"><p>​We are so glad you are reaching out for support with your feelings. While it's difficult, it is important that you tell your parents what is going on with your thoughts. It is not a 'bother' to us and most likely is not a bother to your parents. Just a gentle reminder for you: parents can't read minds and don't always pick up on clues. Sometimes you have to be direct and <a href="/Pages/How-To-Make-A-Mayday-Call.aspx?Topic=Suicidal%20Thoughts">tell them your thoughts</a>.</p><p>The good news is we have some short tips and tools to help you to keep talking to your parents so things don't build up as much as they are now. Here are some links to check out that can help:</p><ul><li><a href="/Pages/tip-how-to-talk-to-parents.aspx?Topic=Family">How To Talk To Your Parents</a></li><li><a href="/Pages/tip-letter-to-your-parents.aspx?Topic=Family">Writing A Letter To Your Parents</a></li></ul><p>Try to work on a plan to keep yourself safe from suicidal thoughts. If you have a <a href="/Pages/tip-creating-a-safety-plan.aspx?Topic=Suicidal%20Thoughts">Safety Plan</a> written out, it really does help when you're feeling overwhelmed. If you are not able to stay safe from suicide, please call immediately and we will help you with finding ways to get help. Please feel free to call us any time.</p><p>We are here to help you! </p><p>Stay safe!<br></p><p>Karen, counselor​<br></p></div>15

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