It can be difficult to think clearly when you’re having thoughts or feelings about suicide. Having a step-by-step safety plan that lists all your coping strategies, reasons for living and support in one place, means you can focus on working through the steps until you feel safe.
Because you create it, your plan will be unique to you. It’s best to do your plan when you’re feeling calm and settled - it can be even better if you can do it with someone you trust.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to protecting your best asset, you.
Don’t wait to seek support. If you’re thinking about suicide, it’s important to reach out.