Tips for supporting your teenager
There are a number of things that you can try to reduce the likelihood of suicide. If you'd like to understand more about suicide, read our fact sheet on suicide and teenagers.
Otherwise, see below for some ideas on what you can do if you’re worried your teenager is considering suicide.
If your teenager is suicidal there are some important steps to take immediately. Read more
Talk to your teenager about suicide or suicidal thoughts to help them manage and access support early. Read more
Create a safety plan with your teenager for when they need help through a crisis. Read more
Help your teenager realise that suicidal thoughts pass and they can get through the tough times with help. Read more
Show your child that you are willing and open to getting help through tough times. Read more