Suicide awareness

The factors that can lead someone to suicide can be complex and often involve a mixture of causal and circumstantial risk factors. There are many factors in our lives that can help to protect us and others against suicide.

  • risk factors

    Causal risk factors

    Causal factors for suicide include different mental illnesses or symptoms of being mentally unwell.
  • Circumstantial risk factors

    Circumstantial factors may not be significant, but when combined with causal factors they increase the potential risk of suicide.