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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Hotline
Suicide Prevention Hotline

Suicide Warning Signs
Seek help as soon as possible by contacting
a mental health professional or by calling
the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
at 1-800-273-TALK if you or someone you
know exhibits any of the following suicide
warning signs:
• Threatening to hurt or kill oneself or
talking about wanting to hurt or kill
• Looking for ways to kill oneself by
seeking access to firearms, available
pills, or other means
• Talking or writing about death, dying,
or suicide when these actions are out
of the ordinary for the person
• Feeling hopeless
• Feeling rage or uncontrolled anger or
seeking revenge
• Acting reckless or engaging in risky
activities—seemingly without thinking
• Feeling trapped—like there’s no
way out
• Increasing alcohol or drug use
• Withdrawing from friends, family, and
• Feeling anxious or agitated, being
unable to sleep, or sleeping all the time
• Experiencing dramatic mood changes
• Seeing no reason for living or having
no sense of purpose in life