Link – How to ask if someone is suicidal, according to data
They should know, right?
“The Crisis Text Line analyzed 75 million texts to pinpoint the best way to ask if someone’s suicidal”
First off, asking is not going to make someone who isn’t suddenly feel like maybe they want to be. That being said, there are better ways than others to be supportive and express concern about someone you care about. As I read through the suggestions I kept thinking about reaching out in a way that connects to them, creating a connection to something that maybe wasn’t there before.
Do yourself a favor and bookmark this one for when you need it.