Lived Experience Coping Tips for Suicidal Thoughts

People’s best ways to cope with suicidal thoughts, as shared with @unsuicide on Twitter and collected below. 140 characters (or less) of experiential knowledge useful in recovery, in the authentic direct voices of people who’ve been suicidal. Scroll down the page to read them all.

If you are in imminent risk of suicide, or have already taken action, please go to a hospital. If you are in crisis, chat with a trained counsellor. Click one of the crisis support services linked on the left (or click here for listings by country).

To cope with daily life with less acute suicidal thoughts, consider the techniques shared here. Empower yourself. There is hope.