Suicidal thoughts: How to support young people

In the last five years, conversations about suicide have increased by 107% across Kids Help Phone’s phone, Live Chat and texting services.

It’s important to know what to do if someone in your life is experiencing thoughts of suicide. You can use the following information, tools and resources to support young people who are having suicidal thoughts.

If you’re a young person struggling with an issue — big or small — you can text CONNECT to 686868 to get support from a volunteer Crisis Responder right now.