If ever you are concerned that your loved one is in imminent danger of hurting themselves or someone else, please do not hesitate to take them to the nearest emergency room or call 9-1-1 for help.
As a loved one, you can contact The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that has trained crisis workers available 24/7 who can guide you through options to help your loved one with their thoughts of suicide. You can reach the Lifeline by calling 800-273-8255.
You may wish to consult the Preventing Suicide and Risk of Suicide pages on NAMI’s website that discuss how to help when a loved one shows signs of suicidal thoughts. Also, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers helpful guidance on how to help When Someone is at Risk
Speaking of Suicide.com is a website for individuals and their loved ones, survivors, and others who care that provides extensive information on resources for help. In particular, the website provides extensive information in its Friends and Family section on how to talk with and help someone who is having suicidal thoughts.