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5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain

This fact sheet presents five steps for helping someone in emotional pain in order to prevent suicide. The steps include: Ask, Keep Them Safe, Be There, Help Them Connect, and Stay Connected.

  • Pub ID: NIMH-OM 21-4315
  • Publication Date: 
  • Number of Pages: 1
  • Format: Fact Sheet
  • Topics:  Suicide

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.