Suicide Prevention Resources

Attorney Skip Simpson is a strong and dedicated advocate both for families who have lost loved ones to suicide and people who are at risk of dying by suicide. We’ve developed these graphical guides to preventing suicide when the risk is highest.

Emergency Room Care for Suicidal Patients: Hundreds of thousands of ER visits every year are for self-harm or suicide attempts. If you or a loved one visits the ER due to these issues, this guide tells you what you need to know. Click here to see the infographic.

Making Your Loved One’s Hospital Stay and Discharge Safer: You might think you’re out of the woods when you leave the hospital, but in terms of suicide risk, the danger may even increase.  We’ve broken down the warning signs and what you can do about them. Click here to see the infographic.

Things to Say When a Friend’s Loved One Dies by Suicide: What you say to a friend or a loved one who is grieving a suicide may not always provide comfort. Self Magazine says finding the words isn’t easy and offers these tips that might help. Read more here.