need help ASAP

Discussion in 'Help Me! I Need to Talk to Someone.' started by tightlate, Aug 11, 2012.

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  1. tightlate

    tightlate New Member

    Can someone please help me out, i dont know what to do.. i have a freind whos suicidal and im not to sure what to do
  2. JmpMster

    JmpMster Have a question? Message Me Staff Member Forum Owner ADMIN

    You need to get him to get help... if he is just talking about it then encourage him/her to seek professional help. If you believe it is imminent then get the help for them even if it means calling emergency services on their behalf.
  3. pickwithaustin

    pickwithaustin Staff Alumni

    Like NY said. If you're in the U.S. and in a decent sized city, a last resort is to call the police and ask for them to send out their mobile outreach team for mental health. Your friend may end up hating you for it, but being hated may be worth saving a life. Try more subtle methods first, but don't be afraid to take the drastic measures. Save the life.
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