Sometimes it will be clear that a person is at immediate risk of suicide or a person may be in the process of making a suicide attempt. If this occurs, you should:

If you cannot reach the person, or anyone in their family or social network, or the person refuses to call emergency services you should:

Once you have contacted emergency services, you should:

If you contact emergency services on the person’s behalf, keep the person at risk informed about what is happening, unless this might increase the risk to them or someone else.

If possible, try to maintain a conversation with the person until help arrives. Be prepared to provide emergency services with the following information:

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