How To Care for Someone That is Suicidal

A suicide attempt should never be seen as a bid for attention. Depression tends to come back, especially if it’s not treated or is only partially treated. Caring for someone who is experiencing mental health issues can be a stressful experience, especially if they tend to have thoughts about self-harm. If you think the person you’re caring for might be suicidal, you probably have a lot of urgent questions, like how do you know when they’ve reached a crisis point, and when should you call 9-1-1? In this video, we’ll go over what to do if the person you’re caring for is suicidal.