Friday, September 21 | Cause Connected, Human Services

Finding the Courage to Ask

We hear about suicide’s prevalence, but often don’t discuss it. It’s therefore reasonable for us to have uncertainty and discomfort around confronting the topic. Where this becomes incredibly problematic is when we believe someone is experiencing thoughts of suicide, and we don’t address it. While suicide is an incredibly sensitive topic, not intervening when you have concern is the worst thing you can do.

We need to make it a priority to become more comfortable openly discussing suicide. Sometimes engaging in a conversation is exactly what someone needs to reevaluate their situation. Head over to NetsmartLife to learn how to properly ask someone if they’re suicidal. We’ll walk you through your role in the conversation, provide questions you can use to further the discussion and helpful resources. Everyone plays a role in suicide prevention.

Meet the Author

Netsmart - color - PNG
Netsmart ·

Solutions and Services

From the CareThreads Blog

Why Hospice Care Matters to Me: April's Story

Friday, November 15 | Cause Connected,Post-Acute Care

In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we're sharing what hospice care means to a handful of Netsmart associates.

More

What Home Care Means to Me: Deborah's Story

Thursday, November 14 | Cause Connected,Post-Acute Care

To honor National Home care and Hospice Month, we're proudly featuring our associates’ personal connections to home care.

More

Why Hospice Care Matters to Me: Emily's Story

Wednesday, November 13 | Cause Connected,Post-Acute Care

In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we're sharing what hospice care means to a handful of Netsmart associates.

More