National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

What Are The Warning Signs For Suicide? *Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself. *Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun. *Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live. *Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain. *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 talking about seeking revenge. *Displaying extreme mood swings. From time to time you may encounter a person who is expressing thoughts of suicide on your social media sites. If someone you know online is showing any of these warning signs, it is important that you post a message encouraging them to call the Lifeline. If you are friends with the person in real life or know where the person is, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) so that you can talk to a crisis counselor. *Writing about wanting to die or to kill oneself. *Writing about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live. *Writing about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain. *Writing about being a burden to others. *Writing about seeking revenge.