“You’d rather have your children know that you are a person that they can talk to about tragedies, rather than a person who hides from them.”-Dr Polly Dunn
For basic family conversations about suicide:
How To Talk With Your Child About Suicide (from Bark Blog): A simple outline to help know how much information is enough for kids and youth.
How To Talk To Kids About Suicide (from today.com): Age-specific tips on how to navigate the topic.
For suicide prevention or crisis situations:
24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) OR Text TALK TO 741-741 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network
30 Things Parents Can Do To Prevent Suicide: Advice on what to watch for in teens and how to respond to warning signs.