R - Recognize when someone is struggling
E - Engage in conversation and listen
A - Ask about suicidal thoughts and feelings
C - Connect to support and resources
H - Heal yourself by taking care of your own mental health
Visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca, your trusted source of health information, to read about the warning signs of suicide, what might increase someone’s risk of suicide, and how to recognize suicidal thoughts or threats. You’ll also learn about helping someone who has thoughts of suicide, finding help for yourself, and how to support your mental health and well-being.
These resources can help you if you have thoughts of suicide, if you are trying to help a friend or family member, or if you are grieving after a suicide death.