Signs of Suicide

Warning signs of suicide may include:

  • Feelings of sadness or hopelessness
  • Anxiety
  • A decline in school performance
  • Loss of interest in social and sports activities
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Changes in weight or appetite
  • Giving away treasured possessions
  • Inability to concentrate or think clearly
  • Discouragement about the future
  • An increase in drug or alcohol use
  • Talk of “going away” or wanting to end it all
  • Suddenly becoming very cheerful and happy after being depressed for a long time