Often times, the suicidal person has neglected themselves to the extent that they are seriously malnourished.
During the time after the suicide attempt is when you want to engage the person in conversation as much as possible.
The tendency is to minimize the risk, saying “I’m okay now. Following the suicide attempt, physical and/or mental changes occur, and healing takes time.
I don’t need any more therapy.” Don’t buy into this. If drugs and alcohol were also part of the individual’s lifestyle, these conditions need treatment as well.
That is counter-productive and will discourage any opening up.
It’s also very important to show how much you love the person.
" Someone (occasionally a Yandere) can't deal with the fact that the person they love wants to leave them, has no interest in them, becomes attracted to someone else, or is already in love with somebody else.
Don’t allow them to slack off, since therapy takes time to work – and it’s often difficult and painful for the individual.
In lighter or very sarcastic works this trope may overlap with Suicide as Comedy, even when people often say Dude, Not Funny!
If you are suffering about the suicide attempt of your loved one, no doubt you’re confused as to the best course of action to take. They are not rational, and, contrary to popular belief that once they’ve tried to commit suicide and failed, they won’t attempt it again, the truth is that many times they are likely to try it again at some time in the future.
Might also be used to guilt the object of their affections into choosing/staying with them.
Of course, sometimes they even attempt to take the object of their affections with them in death as well.