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Are you or someone you know at risk of suicide?  Get the facts and take appropriate action.  The risk factors below are also available on a fact sheet for convienient printing and posting/distribution within your command or community.

Suicide Warning Signs

I

IDEATION

Thoughts of suicide expressed, threatened, written

S

SUBSTANCE USE

Increased or excessive alcohol or drug use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

PURPOSELESSNESS

Seeing no reason for living or having no sense of meaning or purpose of life.

A

ANXIETY

Feeling anxious, agitated, frequent nightmares, or unable to sleep (or sleeping all the time).

T

TRAPPED

Feeling trapped, like there is no way out.

H

HOPELESSNESS

Feeling hopeless about self, others, the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

WITHDRAWAL

Withdrawing from family, friends, usual activities, society.

A

ANGER

Feeling rage or uncontrolled anger, seeking revenge for perceived wrongs.

R

RECKLESSNESS

Acting without regard for consequences, excessively risky behavior.

M

MOOD CHANGES

Experiencing dramatic changes in mood.  Unstable mood.

 
   
Remember is PATH WARM?
From the American Association of Suicidology

Help is available 24/7 through the Military Crisis Line. Call 1-800-273-TALK (Option 1), text 838255 from a mobile device or visit www.veteranscrisisline.net.

 

 
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