Suicidal Prevention

Suicide is not the answer to the problem.

Three Signs of Depression

Depression can lead to suicide. These are some signs that someone is depressed.

Attitude Change- If someone changes the way they act all of a sudden, ask them if they are ok. This is a sign that they may be depressed and they may need help.

Hopelessness- If someone is constantly saying things like...

"There's no hope."

"I'm worthless."

"I don't care anymore."

They are most likely depressed.

Drug Use- People sometimes resort to drugs to solve their problems when depressed, that will only make it worse. They need help.

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Three Warning Signs of Suicide

Withdrawal of Friends/Family- When people shut themselves out from everyone they know, they are most likely suicidal.

Saying "I want to die"- If someone is saying they want to die, that is a sign that they are thinking about suicide.

Not eating- Suicidal people sometimes quit eating so they will starve.

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3 Signs of Self-Harm

Cutting- Cutting wrists and neck.

Picking/Scratching- Scratching skin causing bleeding and damage to skin.

Hitting Themselves- Repetitively hitting themselves, banging their head, or throwing themselves off of platforms.

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Help Resources

-Call 911, tell them that someone is acting suicidal or harming themselves.

-Call 1 (800) 273 8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

-Go to this website: