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Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet.  It will help you develop healthy coping skills.

What are Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet?

Suicide refers to the state of mind in which you become so depressed that you think about taking your life. It is another verge of hopelessness and despair that you stop seeing any ray of hope. It is not a disorder itself but can be an indication of a severe mental illness. Coping Thoughts are the alternative, healthy and positive thoughts that help you deal with the triggering factors that make you too emotional, angry, or anxious. Any event or situation where you feel like getting out of control requires coping skills.

Alternative thoughts are such healthy coping thoughts/behaviors that support you, give you strength, and power. They help you to face any unforeseen adverse situation.

How will Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet help?

This worksheet will give you some tips to learn healthy and positive coping skills. Learning to stay positive and develop a healthy thinking pattern will prevent you from giving up in life and engaging in self-injurious behavior. These positive thoughts get us going in the most challenging situations; they act as the resilient factors to protect you from difficult times. While learning coping ideas, you will have to be persistent. It is not a matter of one or two days. This is achieved with time and a lot of energy. 

Instructions on how to use the Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet

Follow the instructions and tips given below to learn alternatives thoughts and actions to prevent suicidal thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with the Suicidal Thoughts: Alternative Thoughts & Actions Worksheet, which hopefully helped you develop healthy coping skills.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.


The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.