Supporting young people at risk of suicide

Kids Helpline, Australia

This webpage provides information for parents and carers about understanding suicide and how they can support children or young people in their care who may engage in thoughts or behaviours involving suicide.

It includes the following topics:

  • ‘Definition of terms’
  • ‘Why do suicides happens?’
  • ‘What are the impacts of suicide’
  • ‘What are the signs to look out for?’
  • ‘What are the risk factors?’
  • ‘What are protective factors’
  • ‘What can parents and carers do?’

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