It can be difficult to know how to help a loved one who is expressing thoughts of suicide. Vincent Fitzgerald wrote an article on HuffingtonPost.com about the 5 questions to ask someone who is expressing suicidal ideations. The first question Vincent suggests asking is "Do you have a plan?" The article discusses how if someone who has expressed suicidal ideation has a plan that means that they have suicidal intent rather than contemplation.
Click here to read the full article by Vincent Fitzgerald at HuffingtonPost.com.