Suicide Warning Signs

The warning signs of someone who is suicidal

  • Talking about wanting to die or kill oneself
  • Expressing hopelessness, helplessness or depression
  • Discussing feelings of failure/shame/self-hatred
  • Showing irritability/agitation/anxiousness
  • Expressing concerns about being a burden to others
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Withdrawal or isolation from friends & family
  • Feeling they don’t belong
  • Changes in behavior/risky behavior/alcohol & or drug abuse
  • Poor work or school performance
  • Eating and/or sleeping too little or too much
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Giving away possessions
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself