Mental Health

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Dr. Shiri Daniels
Dr. Shiri Daniels

Executive Director of Counseling Eran; Member of JReady's professional committee

Every 40 seconds someone in the world commits suicide and every 41 seconds there are devastated people left behind, trying to comprehend the meaning of the act. In the vast majority of cases, suicide is preventable and suicide prevention is not only reserved for professionals. Listening and social support to those around you is invaluable and can save lives. The following 'best practice' written by one of the leading professionals in Israel offers us a practical guide on how to identify suicidal distress and how to react to is step by step.