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Every 30 seconds, a person in Australia reaches out to Lifeline for help.
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People who have thought about suicide say the most important thing family, friends and colleagues can do is listen, show they care, and offer support.
People considering suicide often display uncharacteristic changes in behaviour over weeks or months.
Asking how someone is feeling and asking directly about suicide could be the first step to helping them.
It's important for people who are supporting someone with suicidal thoughts and feelings to look after themselves, both physically and emotionally.
Making a suicide prevention plan with someone using the free Beyond Now app can help with suicidal thoughts and feelings.