Warning Signs of Suicide

If someone you know:

  • Talks about suicide or wanting to die
  • Has experienced a recent loss, failure, humiliation or conflict
  • Shows recent changes in mood, behavior or interests (positive or negative)
  • Appears sad, depressed, withdrawn
  • Previous suicide attempts or self harm
  • Abuse or increased use of alcohol or drugs

You Can Help!

  • Stay calm and listen to their feelings
  • ASK if they have suicidal thoughts or feelings
  • Take threats seriously!
  • Don’t swear to secrecy
  • GET HELP! You can’t do it alone!

Contact family, friends, youth pastors, teachers, counselors, coaches, doctors or crisis lines, or hospital ER