When you have someone in our life that you are very close to and who is experiencing symptoms of depression or leaning towards tendencies of suicide, you feel helpless. You wonder what to say to someone who is suicidal. You go through varying degrees of helplessness, frustration, anger, fear, guilt, sadness, worries and stress. To make matters worse, you may feel that you are the cause of their current emotional imbalance. You start to panic and look for what to do if someone is suicidal and how you can give them suicidal help.
For you to meaningfully help your loved one, you need to demonstrate clarity of thought and not show any signs of emotional anxiety. The following are some rational and very helpful steps:
During this period, be conscious that this process will take time and you will need to be patient. Progress will be slow, but ultimately you will get there! If you feel that you are losing control, then immediately seek professional suicidal help and DO NOT procrastinate. In short, do all you can for them personally, professionally or any other way. Have a positive mind and be strong for them and yourself.