This is for Run Talk Run leaders. This is for Run Talk Run attendees. This is for any damn person who is interested in knowing how to safely hold a conversation with someone who wants to end their life.
Firstly, remember that feelings don’t just pop out of nowhere - THOUGHTS create feelings.
This really isn't just a click-bait title, I promise you this is actually a REALLY simple trick and I can't believe I've never considered my own nerves in this way before.
Ouch. Yep, I know it sounds harsh. Let it sink in, and let it hurt. Because I’m hoping that by the time I’ve explained what I mean by this, it’ll hurt a little less and actually help you.