Suicide prevention starts with
knowing the signs.

Suicide Prevention

Warning signs list:

Persons who are considering suicide generally display symptoms of depression. These signs may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Sudden radical changes in mood, particularly depression
  • Increasingly self-deprecating remarks
  • Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
  • Increased use of alcohol or drugs
  • Giving away of cherished items
  • Making goodbyes
  • Serious withdrawal from activities and significant persons
  • Persistent discussions of death
  • Self-destructive or high risk behavior
  • Previous attempts of suicide
  • Identification with someone who has committed suicide
  • Statements of a desire to explore or complete suicide

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