Suicide 100% Preventable "Speak UP"

Hallie Bieneck

Warning signs

Non-verbal

depression and hoplessness

lack of energy

Drop in grades, Trouble concentrating

Giving away personal things

Sensitive to what others say or do

Increased risk taking

Personality changes...


Verbal

"I want to die"

"nobody wants me anymore"

"life would be better without me"

"I just want to sleep and never wake up"
"nothing matters,who cares"

"what's the use"

"Help"

You can help

Places for help
Doctors
family/Friends
Physiologists
Suicide Hot line 1-800-273-8255
Teachers/Principles

Suicide Preventable "YES"

How to prevent suicide
ask the person "are you suicidal"
if they say "yes" tell them that I'm always with you etc...
tell them that they need "help" get them to the help they need (ex. the school nurse)
Question them
Persuade them
Give them time