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How do you react when your child says they want to die?


Many children may say things like 'I wish I was dead' without really meaning they want to be dead. This article is intended for parents of these children. This is not an article about suicide or for parents managing young people with serious suicidal thoughts. You should seek professional help if your child displays behaviour indicating a real intention to end their life. This would include any form of planning or preparation for suicide. If urgent contact the emergency services.

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