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How can you support someone who is suicidal?

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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
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You can watch the person 24/7/365.
If the person is suicidal, they need to be evaluated properly -- you can take the person to the nearest emergency room or call 911. Once in the er, s/he will undergo a psych. Eval. You will also need to take care of yourself -- as supporting someone who is suicidal requires a lot of emotional strength. Good luck!

In brief: See below

You can watch the person 24/7/365.
If the person is suicidal, they need to be evaluated properly -- you can take the person to the nearest emergency room or call 911. Once in the er, s/he will undergo a psych. Eval. You will also need to take care of yourself -- as supporting someone who is suicidal requires a lot of emotional strength. Good luck!
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Suicidal

Stay with then until crisis hotline intervenes & advises course of action.

In brief: Suicidal

Stay with then until crisis hotline intervenes & advises course of action.
Dr. Alan Ali
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