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Talking, listening and reducing stigma surrounding suicide

NHS Scotland have developed resources to help reduce the stigma around suicide which prevents many people from seeking help or talking about how they are feeling.

The Art of Conversation

Simply asking a person what is troubling them can make a positive difference. The guide contains facts, how to spot signs and how you can help. 

The Art of Conversation (PDF on Health Scotland site)

NHS Education for Scotland has created a suicide prevention campaign

These videos explore mental health and suicide, and give tips about how to have compassionate conversations with people who may be experiencing mental distress or feeling suicidal.   

Ask, Tell – Look After Your Mental Health on Vimeo

Ask, Tell – Have a Healthy Conversation on Vimeo

Ask, Tell – Save a Life: Every Life Matters on Vimeo