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About Suicide

Warning Signs

Signs of Immediate Risk (Call 911)

  • Threatening or talking about hurting or killing him/herself; and/or,
  • Having access to means (firearms, pills or other means; and/or,
  • Has a plan including timeline to carry out act

Additional Warning Signs

  • Talking or writing about dying or suicide when it is out of the ordinary for the individual
  • Increased substance use
  • No sense of purpose/reason to live
  • Sleep issues, (lack of or too much)
  • Hopelessness, Feeling trapped
  • Withdrawal from friends and family
  • Rage, uncontrolled anger, seeking revenge
  • Anxiety, agitation
  • Reckless behavior or engaging in risky activities
  • Dramatic mood swings
  • Giving away prized possessions

Most depressed people are not suicidal – most suicidal people are depressed.

How Can You Help?

  • If you think someone is at risk or they are demonstrating warning signs for suicide, ASK…”Are you thinking about suicide?” This will not increase the likelihood that they will attempt.
  • If the person is in imminent danger, act immediately and don’t leave them alone.
  • Call the 24-hour crisis line (435-634-5600, 911, Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK) or use the SAFEUT app and text “START” to 741741.
  • Take the individual to the ER or a mental health professional
  • Offer hope in any form.
  • Listen without judgment

Suicide Can Be Prevented


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If you are in a crisis, please call 911 or call or text the Lifeline at 988