Suicide Warning Signs
Seek help as soon as possible by contacting a mental health professional of by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK if you or someone you know exhibits any of the following signs:
- Threatening to hurt or kill oneself or talking about wanting to hurt or
- Looking for ways to kill oneself by seeking access to firearms,
available pills, or other means.
- Talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide when these actions
are out of the ordinary for the person.
- Feeling hopeless.
- Feeling rage or uncontrolled anger or seeking revenge.
- Acting reckless or engaging in risky activities -- seemingly without thinking.
- Feeling trapped -- like there's no way out.
- Increasing alcohol or drug use.
- Withdrawing from friends, family and society.
- Feeling anxious, agitated, or unable to sleep or sleeping all the time.
- Experiencing dramatic mood changes.
- Seeing no reason for living or having no sense of purpose in life.
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