Dos and Don'ts for Dealing with Suicide

During the time it takes to tape the Dr. Phil show, 180 people in America will attempt suicide. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in 2011, someone in the U.S. died by suicide every 13.3 minutes.

Learn the dos and don'ts of talking to a young adult who may be planning to take his or her life.

Dos for Parents

Dos for Teens

Don'ts for Parents and Teens

If someone you know is planning to take his or her life, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255).