Tips for supporting someone in crisis

Howdy, Katie here!

Supporting someone you care about through suicide crisis can be a scary thing to do. You may worry about not saying the ‘right’ thing or making things worse but it is important to take any disclosures seriously.

Some tips for supporting someone in crisis –

  • Empathise with them
  • Be non-judgdemental
  • Really listen and be open
  • Don’t be afraid to ask ‘are you feeling suicidal?’
  • Take some time out for your own self care

Our suicide crisis service at The Tomorrow Project is here to help  –

  • Primary care pathway
  • Short term support
  • Open to all ages
  • Covering Nottingham/shire

If you want to reach out, leave us a message on 0115 880 0282 or email us at

We are here, as and when needed.

Katie – Suicide Crisis Service Manager

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