What to do when a loved one threatens to commit suicide

CapeTalk's John Maytham received an email which details the mailer’s intensions to end his life.

I have lived in this weird and wonderful world, in this bizarre country for 61 years and I can no longer see the wood for the trees. I really cannot see me in the future

Anonymous

John Maytham speaks to Naazia Ismail, project manager at SADAG about what to do in a similar situation.

Close to 80% of people who commit suicide leave signs of doing it before they do it

Naazia Ismail, project manager at SADAG

The most important thing is to take every single cry for help as serious and guide them to the best possible help

Naazia Ismail, project manager at SADAG

Listen to the full conversation on the John Maytham Show:


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