On World Suicide Prevention Day, it is important to let others know that you are there for them no matter what, and that Allah always has his ways, and that he never gives up on us. There is always hope!
It is important to stay in tune with the people in our lives; because the key to suicide prevention is spotting the signs early on. We must take any hint of suicidal thoughts or comments very seriously. There may be less obvious signs, such as a disinterest in caring for one’s life, for example by rejecting to eat, drink, neglecting serious wounds, lacking a need to escape in situations of clear danger such as fire or drowning.
We should deal with the above signs in a very sensible manner. Always refrain from blame, guilt, or shaming, instead, it is best to remind and reassure them that their life is a precious gift from Allah, and that they should fight for their lives as they go through tough ordeals or injustices; trusting that there is always a silver lining, and that Allah’s plan is always the best.
Most importantly, it is crucial to help them see a professional who can help them from a medical stance, depression is a real illness and just like any other medical condition, it needs medical attention. May Allah save them, ease their pain and enlighten their hearts with guidance, direction.and inner peace, Amen <3