This will most likely require hospitalization, depending on the method of the attempted suicide and how life-threatening the situation is at the present.For some persons admitted to the hospital following a suicide attempt, the greatest risk is the first few hours after admission.In your comments, it’s important not to be judgmental or critical of the person.That is counter-productive and will discourage any opening up.If your loved one has been living alone, it’s best if you take him or her into your own home – or move in with them – to ensure their immediate safety. Make it a point that he or she takes vitamins and supplements as recommended by the doctor in order to build up strength that’s probably been depleted.Often times, the suicidal person has neglected themselves to the extent that they are seriously malnourished.
Make sure the person attends every counseling session.
Your loved one needs professional counseling by a licensed and certified therapist.
This must be primary on the list of short- and long-term priorities.
This often means a severe change of lifestyle, but not always. Where there was no counseling, there now has to be.
The suicidal person will not “get better” on their own.