HELP! I'm in Pain

Suicide Symptoms and How To Prevent It

This Flyer Will Include Information Such As...

  • Signs and Symptoms of Depression
  • Warning Signs of Suicide
  • Signs of Self-Injury assist us to more accurately understand what causes this self-destruction known as SUICIDE and how to recognize it.


Any of the symptoms and signs below are very serious and should be taken with the upmost concern and awareness. These things ARE NOT imaginary. They are REAL problems, that we should handle with the greatest care.

Signs/Symptoms of Depression

  • Difficulty Concentrating, Remembering Details, and Making Decisions
  • Fatigue and Decreased Energy
  • Feelings of Guilt, Worthlessness, and/or Helplessness
  • Feelings of Pessimism
  • Insomnia, Early-Morning Wakefulness, or Excessive Sleeping
  • Irritability, Restlessness

Signs of Self-Injury

  • Cutting
  • Carving
  • Scratching
  • Branding
  • Picking and Pulling Skin and Hair
  • Abrasions (scrapes or bruises)
  • Excessive Tattooing or Piercing of the Body
  • Hitting
  • Biting
  • Breaking Bones

Warning Signs of Suicide

  • Insomnia
  • Change in Eating Patterns (overeating, not eating)
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Loss of Interest in activities one used to enjoy
  • Decline in School Performance
  • Withdrawal from Relationships
  • Aggressive or Destructive Behavior

How to Help

Remember....more teenagers and young adults die of Suicide than from Cancer, Heart Disease, AIDS, Birth Defects, Stroke, Pneumonia, Influenza, and Chronic Lung Disease, COMBINED. This IS necessary. We need to help.

Anna Mann and Peyton Wade