Suicide Prevention


1-800-273-8255 / National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-784-2433 / Hope Line

The Trevor Project chat line


What Are The Warning Signs For Suicide?

These signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Seek help as soon as possible … 1-800-273-TALK (8255) if you or someone you know exhibits any of the following signs:

  • 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.

Download a Lifeline wallet card to keep with you or give out (click the link above, from NSP site).

Resources for Prevention and Counseling


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  5. I linked this article to my own, “September 2016: Focus on Suicide Prevention,” under your graphic. Thanks for participating.
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMore dot com)
    – ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder –
    “It takes a village to transform a world!”

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