Explore what the young person is saying
Be curious and explore what the young person is really saying
Young people might say that “they wish they were dead”. These words are frightening but they do not necessarily mean that the young person is suicidal.
Often young people say these things because they are feeling hopeless or frustrated and don’t know what to do. Check this out and explore what the young person means.
The harmLESS questions provide a way of exploring this.
Last updated: 24 April, 2018