13 Minutes
Suicide Lifeline (800) 273.TALK (8255)






PROTECTIVE
FACTORS»


Definition: Personal traits or environmental qualities that can reduce risk of suicidal behavior.

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Positive self-Image
  • Spiritual life/faith
  • Close family relationships
  • Strong peer support systems
  • Involvement in hobbies or activities
  • Community connectedness
  • Access to treatment
  • Restricted access to means