NOTICING THE SIGNS
- Symptoms and Danger Signs: Warning Signs of Suicide: Look for these warning signs in a loved one suffering from depression and despair.
- Recognizing the Warning Signs of Suicide: Sufferers of depression should read over these warning signs to see if they have suicidal tendencies.
- Risk Factors and Warning Signs: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention shares the risk factors associated with suicide and what to look for in those suffering from suicidal thoughts.
- Suicide Warning Signs: Seek help if you suffer from any of these symptoms.
- Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal: Look for these warning signs in loved ones you suspect of suffering from suicidal thoughts.
- Know the Signs: Suicide is Preventable: Click on the orange circle to find out about the major warning signs of suicidal tendencies.
- Warning Signs of Suicide: These warning signs should be taken seriously.
- Suicide Warning Signs: Learn How to Recognize the Danger Signals: The American Psychological Association (APA) shares ways to identify danger signals in those suspected of contemplating suicide.
- Teen Suicide Warning Signs: Parents should seek immediate help if their teenagers display these warning signs.
- The Suicide Prevention Action Network of Idaho: Warning Signs of Suicide: Recognizing the warning signs of suicide and seeking immediate help can prevent an attempt.
Precautions You Can Take
- Coping with Suicidal Thoughts (PDF): Sufferers of suicidal thoughts should read over these suggestions to help cope with their anguish.
- Student Suicide: Could You Be Held Liable? (PDF): Schools should consider prevention strategies to help prevent suicide attempts among their students.
- How You Can Help Prevent Suicide: People who recognize the warning signs and get directly involved can help prevent suicide attempts.
- 7 Essential Steps Parents Can Take to Prevent Teen Suicide: Parents can follow these seven steps to help prevent their teenager from committing suicide.
- Suicide Prevention: A comprehensive guide to recognizing warnings of suicide and ways to respond to prevent attempts from happening.
- What Can I Do to Help Someone Who May Be Suicidal?: Follow this simple approach when the warning signs of suicide appear in someone you know.
- The Role of Co-Workers in Preventing Suicide in the Workplace (PDF): A comprehensive guide that shares ways for coworkers to get involved in preventing suicide attempts from those in the workplace.
- Patients: Suicide: Follow these important steps to help save a life.
- Suicide: If You Know Someone is Thinking About Suicide: If you suspect someone is having suicidal thoughts, then get involved.
- Prevent 7: Suicide: A website that describes suicide, recognizable warning signs, and strategies that people can use to help prevent it.
What to Do After an Attempt
- Suicide: Frequently Asked Questions: Survivors of suicide attempts should read over these frequently asked question (FAQs) to gain further insight about their condition.
- After An Attempt: The Emotional Impact of a Suicide Attempt on Families (PDF): Sufferers and the loved ones impacted by a suicide attempt should read over this document to help cope with the effects.
- Coping After A Suicide Attempt (PDF): Sufferers should read over the tips listed on this fact sheet to help gain coping skills after a failed suicide attempt.
- Helping a Friend Who Has Lost a Loved One to Suicide: Be the friend who helps comfort another friend who has lost a loved one to suicide.
- Survivors of Suicide: Coping with Suicide in the Campus Community (PDF): A fact sheet about suicide that shares common reactions by those who knew someone who attempted it.
- A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide (PDF): A handbook that helps survivors of suicide to get back onto their feet and move forward on the road to recovery.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: After an Attempt (PDF): A comprehensive guide for family members who wish to take care of their loved one after a failed suicide attempt.
- Left Behind After Suicide: A comprehensive guide for those who lost a loved one to a suicide attempt.
- After a Suicide (PDF): A response toolkit for schools to help students recuperate after a suicide.
- Self Help Tips for Coping with Suicidal Thoughts (PDF): Use these self-help tips to cope with suicidal thoughts even after an initial attempt.
Other Mental Health Resources
- It’s Up to Us: Warning Signs of Suicide: Recognizing the warning signs of depression in times of crisis can help save a life.
- Suicide and Suicidal Thoughts: Symptoms: The Mayo Clinic staff shares a list of symptoms that may appear in those suffering from suicidal thoughts.
- Youth Suicide Prevention Program: Know the Signs: These warning signs may indicate that someone is thinking about suicide.
- Warning Signs of Youth Suicide: Parents should read over the warning signs and tips to ensure they find the help their teenager needs in times of crisis.
- Suicide Prevention Center of New York State: What Are The Warning Signs For Suicide?: Look over these warning signs to see if you or your loved one suffers from suicidal tendencies.
- Suicide Prevention Is Everyone’s Business: 3 Simple Steps to Take (PDF): An informational slide show about suicide, its warning signs, and ways people can prevent it from happening.
- End Teen Suicide: Preventions: Read over the myths and facts about teenage suicide and discover ways to prevent it from happening to those you love.
- Recognizing and Responding to the Warning Signs of Suicide: A Guide for Teachers and School Staff (PDF): An extensive guide for teachers and school staff to recognize and deal with suicidal students.
- What Every Parent Should Know About Preventing Youth Suicide (PDF): A brochure that provides helpful tips for parents looking for ways to prevent suicide among the youth.
- What Physicians Can Do to Prevent Suicide (PDF): An extensive document for physicians looking to prevent suicide among their patients.
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