Suicides

The Battles That People Face Everyday

Signs of suicide

  • " I wish I was dead"
  • An unusual obsession with death
  • Withdrawal from friends
  • Dramatic changes in personality, hygiene, or appearance
  • Impulsive, irrational, or unusual behavior


Ways YOU Could Prevent Suicide

1. Initiate a meaningful conversation

-Show interest, compassion, patience, and understanding

2. Show support and ask questions

-Remind the person that all problems have solutions, suicide isnt the answer

3. Try to persuade the person to seek help

- Encourage the person to talk with a parent, counselor, or other trusted adult.

- If you believe a friend may be suicidal, tell an adult, and find out what steps to take.

-You can call a suicide hotline or contact community resources.



Suicide is not the answer, don't do it

My story: Struggling, bullying, suicide, self harm