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Warning Signs of Suicide

Although you can't always tell if someone is suicidal, there maybe some signs you can learn to recognize especially if you notice more than one.

Warning Signs

  • They talk about feeling stuck or trapped
  • They think they are a burden to people around them
  • They speak of unbearable pain
  • They start withdrawing from social interactions
  • They aren't taking care of themselves
  • They may have more aggression or impatience
  • They may also become more apathetic
  • They start using more unhealthy substances such as drugs and alcohol

If you or someone you know display one or more of these warning signs, take the time to talk and evaluate. It's worth it.  If it's an emergency, call the National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255