Thank you for your post and for starting this conversation. It is never ok to belittle someone who is expressing feelings or thoughts of suicide and we are really sorry that this has been your experience. We know that it can take a lot to speak about how we are feeling and we want to thank you for showing courage in doing that here.
If you ever feel unsafe, it is important that you call 000
straight away so that they can give you support. You can also call Lifeline
in these moments on 13 11 14.
If you ever want someone to chat to about how you are feeling you can also call us on 1300 22 4636
anytime you like. If a phone call isn't right for you, we also have a webchat
if that works best for you.
Thoughts and feelings of suicide present differently for everyone and we are sorry this was the itneraction you had. We are also really sorry to hear about your friend, that loss must have been incredibly difficult.
Thank you again for sharing your perspective here today, we hope that others can read this post and feel less alone in their own experience. Please feel free to update us if you are comfortable and would find that useful.