Take Suicide Warning Signs Seriously TALK If a person talks about: • Killing themselves • Feeling hopeless • Having no reason to live • Being a burden to others • Feeling trapped • Unbearable pain BEHAVIOR Behaviors that may signal risk, especially if during a time of transition, stress or loss: • Increased use of alcohol or drugs • Looking for a way to end their lives, such as searching online for materials or means • Withdrawing from activities • Isolating from family and friends • Sleeping too little or too much • Visiting or calling people to say goodbye • Giving away prized possessions • Aggression • Fatigue MOOD People who are considering suicide often display one or more of the following moods: • Depression • Anxiety • Loss of interest • Irritability • Humiliation • Agitation/Anger • Relief/Sudden Improvement Most people who take their lives exhibit one or more warning signs, either through what they say or what they do.