Suicide Prevention Suicide is preventable. 90% of people who die by suicide have a diagnosable & treatable psychiatric condition at the time of their death.

Do you know the warning signs for suicide?

  • Talking about being a burden
  • Being isolated
  • Increased anxiety
  • Talking about being trapped or being in unbearable pain
  • Increased substance use
  • Looking for a way to access lethal means
  • Inereased anger or rage
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Expressing hopelessness
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Talking or posting about wanting to die
  • Making plans for suicide
  • Giving away money or valued possessions

5 ways to help someone at risk:

1. Ask

2. Keep them safe

3. Be there

4. Help them connect

5. Follow up