Politics & Government

Suicide warning signs

  • 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

    - McClatchy Newspapers