Suicide Warning Signs and Risk Factors


Warning Signs:

    Threatening or planning suicide
    Giving away possessions
    Making out wills
    Despairing texts or posts
    Feelings of failure or shame
    Signs of major depression
    Avoiding friends
    Risky behaviors


Risk Factors:

    Attempted in past
    Lost a loved one to suicide
    Loss of job, marriage, housing or health
    Increased alcohol or drug use