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Advice for Someone Struggling with Suicide

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In the short video “Voices of Hope: Advice for Someone Struggling,” suicide attempt survivors who are living well in recovery share their stories of survival and hope to help people who are struggling now. They give knowledgeable advice on what to do and where to go to find help.

This video is part of a series “Voices of Hope” featuring people with lived experience, produced by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Watch them all on YouTube.

If you are currently having suicidal thoughts, connect to help via this global map of phone helplines, or access online crisis chat worldwide at

Advice for Someone Struggling with Suicide

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.

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Kiume, S. (2017). Advice for Someone Struggling with Suicide. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 29, 2020, from


Last updated: 28 May 2017
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