Considering Suicide: Don’t let Despair Obscure Other Options
Mayo Clinic staff
This document provides helpful information & suggestions for individuals currently considering suicide. An immediate plan of action for those in the midst of an acute suicidal crisis is supplied, with tips for the prompt access of numerous sources of help. Daily coping strategies are also provided for individuals experiencing frequent suicidal ideation. Self-soothing activities for combating suicidal feelings are suggested, & the development of a crisis plan is outlined. Long-term strategies for managing suicidal feelings & seeking treatment are identified.