partner (or girlfriend/boyfriend)
GP (Family doctor)
psychologist or psychiatrist
source (e.g. Internet, book, magazine or other person etc.)
'no' to all of the above, please say why you didn't try to get
any help. (All responses listed below)
last year a very close friend of mine committed suicide and I
was too hurt to talk to anyone.
After a while, I thought how stupid it was.
As not to make my problems worse.
Because I knew myself doing something like overdosing or something
would be ruining my life and future career, so talked myself out
of it and I would not try to think about ever doing it again.
Because I didn't want to think about it.
Because I had help before, but I believe I helped myself more
than the professional help.
Because it was to difficult to talk to anyone.
Because people will think I done it for attention when I never.
Couldn't bring myself to discuss it.
Couldn't talk to any of them.
Didn't feel I needed to.
Didn't want anyone to know.
Didn't want it, embarrassed, afraid.
Didn't want to cause any trouble.
Don't really know.
Don't want people to know.
Embarrassing, don't want to bring other people into the situation.
I asked my dad, he promised he would call - but didn't my dad
doesn't see me, he spends all his time with his new girlfriend
and her son.
I didn't feel like bothering them with my problems they already,
have their own to deal with.
I didn't want attention for being the one who wanted to die.
didn't want to make a fuss.
I don't want help. No one can help me anyway.
I felt like I could deal with it by myself and I did.
I had calmed down.
I just overcame it myself.
I know I said 'yes' to a friend but I also tried to work though
my problems myself and expressed myself in poetry.
I like to look after myself.
I sorted it out by myself - didn't need help, wasn't very serious.
I thought about it but in the end I didn't.
I thought everyone would think I was stupid and no one would want
I thought it was stupid & was embarrassed to tell people in
case they thought I was attention seeking.
I thought people would think I was crazy and I knew I would never
actually do it.
I wanted to sort it out on my own, its my mass I should be the
one to fix it.
I was afraid of hurting myself but still considered it - I am
ashamed of it - I don't talk to people about sensitive subjects
I was embarrassed.
I'd feel stupid if I was to explain I had a suicidal moment to
It was just one of those days where everything was going wrong.
I hated myself felt stupid when I though to about it.
I've had help before it's a test to see how well I overcome the
No, because inever taking an overdose or harmed myself.
Scared of what might have happened/of what they would do.
They wouldn't understand why I felt like that and I don't like
sympathy or attention.
Things got better, doubt I will feel like that again. Think it
was only thoughts, don't think I would of actually gone through
Too embarrassed, no one would believe me, wouldn't know how to
Wasn't serious, was just a brief moment and weakness, but I realized
I was just thinking like an idiot.