Suicide warning signs

March 10, 2009 

  • Unusual talking or writing about death or suicide.
  • Seeking access to firearms or pills.
  • Feelings of hopelessness.
  • No sense of purpose in living.
  • Withdrawal from friends and family.
  • Dramatic mood changes: anxiety, rage.
For help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255).

Source: American Association of Suicidology

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