SUICIDE IS PREVENTABLE, KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS
Risk of suicide is higher when the following behaviors are new or have increased, due to a painful event, loss, or change. These signs may mean someone is at risk, and in need of resources.
• Being a burden to others
• Wanting to die, kill oneself
• Feelings of hopelessness
• Having no reason to live
• Feeling trapped
• Unbearable pain
Showing signs of:
• Substance abuse
• Sleeping too little
• Sleeping too much
• Extreme mood swings
YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AN EXPERT TO HELP SOMEONE YOU KNOW.
Support is available. Refer to this list of professional resources while navigating a difficult situation.
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
The Lifeline provides confidential support, prevention and crisis resources, and best practices for professionals
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
Get answers to your questions about mental health such as symptoms of illness, treatment options, local support, and education programs.
TEXT “NAMI” TO 741-741
VETERANS CRISIS LINE
Connect with caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
800.273-8255, press 1
CARPENTER TRUSTS: For information on your health care coverage, contact your trust.