Suicide Warning Signs

Suicide Warning Signs

  • Talking about feeling hopeless
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in pain
  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated
  • Showing rage or seeking revenge
  • Displaying extreme mood swings
  • Giving away personally cherished items

If you are experiencing any of the warning signs:

  • Contact your doctor
  • Go see your minister
  • Go to your school counselor
  • Call a suicide prevention hotline

Get Help

Crisis Text Line 741741
National Suicide Prevention 800 273 8255

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