Someone might say they feel like killing themselves or that they will. What motivates people to kill themselves is a lost of hope because they might feel imprisoned by their problems.
(Mayo Clinic, teens describe common signs that a teen is considering suicide and provide encouragement for communicating directly and immediately for support and safety.)
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People might keep their problems to themselves.
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A suicide survivor who is now successful and happy as a professional talk candidly about the experience.
(Vanderbilt Health in Nashville TN, Samantha Nadler talks about her past suicide attempts with an uninhibited boldness. She’ll even throw in a bit of suicide humor to get people talking about a subject that is too often discussed in hushed tones.)