Warning Signs of Suicide:

Know The Signs

K-keeps to themselves – isolation

N-nervous or anxious

O-order- puts affairs in order

W-withdrawn from family and friends

T-talking, thinking or writing excessively about death, dying or suicide

H-helplessness / hopelessness

E-experiences mood changes

S-Substance Abuse

I-impulsiveness / takes unnecessary risks

G-guilt– Talks about being a burden to others

N-no reason to live / no goals

S-seeking access to firearms or other lethal means

Take it seriously

Better to overreact and save a life than ignore it and be sorry. A person does not need to have all signs to be at risk.

Encouraging someone to talk about their thoughts on suicide will not increase their risk.

To talk to someone call
Care + Crisis Helpline
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