I can’t take it anymore
“Talking about suicidal thoughts can be the first step on the road out of crisis.“
The thought “I don’t want to live anymore” can be very frightening and upsetting. It’s important to know that you are not alone. In this crisis. With these thoughts. With your fear.
We have created the Suicidal Thoughts page for you. There you will find suggestions on how to have a conversation about your thoughts and feelings and an emergency plan that can help you in acute crises.
What you won’t find on this site: moral condemnations, empty phrases and motivational slogans suitable for Instagram. We take you seriously and pick you up exactly where you are right now, completely non-judgmental.
Do you worry about someone?
Do you know someone who may have expressed suicidal thoughts? Don’t know how to help? We know how hard it can be to talk about suicidal thoughts. Or to take the first step toward getting help. For everyone involved. Because suicidal thoughts and suicide rarely affect only those affected.
Suicides are exceptional psychological situations: also for witnesses and emergency personnel.
Bystanders who have witnessed a suicide, as well as rescue and emergency personnel, often have problems coming to terms with what they have experienced.
Social support or professional help offers are also a possibility for them to exchange ideas and find ways to deal with what they have experienced.
I want to die –
taking suicidal thoughts seriously and finding ways together
“I can’t go on” or “I don’t want to live anymore” are thoughts and expressions of immense despair. They can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or background.
They can be triggered by various factors such as depression, anxiety, stress or traumatic experiences.
Break taboos –
talk about it!
It is important to take these thoughts seriously and talk about them. As a directly affected person and also as a family member. Because this can help to prevent a suicide.
There are numerous low-threshold discussion offers that can help you with suicidal thoughts in an acute phase. We would like to show you the possibilities and give you information about how the first steps out of the darkness could look like for you.