Suicide warning signs and resources
Significant behavioral changes — or behavior that seems completely out of character — can be a signal that a person could be suicidal, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, particularly if the change is related to trauma or loss. People usually exhibit some warning signs before they choose to end their lives.
They can include:
- drug or alcohol abuse - withdrawal from activities or people - too much sleep or too little - saying goodbye or giving up prized possessions - aggression - fatigue - searching for information about suicide
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