The Nature of Suicide
This introductory document discusses suicide; the taking of one’s own life. It is intended to educate readers about the nature of suicide.
However, if you are seriously considering committing suicide right now, you don’t need education about the nature of suicide.
- You need immediate support from caring people who can help you get through this crisis and rediscover meaning in your life.
- You need to stop everything else and get help as soon as possible, no matter how badly you feel, because otherwise, you may kill yourself in short order.
If you are seriously suicidal right now – if you know that you will harm yourself unless something happens very shortly to stop you from doing so – PLEASE take the following steps right now: