How someone thinking about, considering, or planning suicide thinks, feels, behaves, and appears:
- Feeling of hopelessness
- Actions of isolation and withdrawal
- Saying goodbyes
- Feeling like there is no reason to live
- The belief there is no way out
- Threatening to hurt or kill themselves
- Giving away possessions
- Rage or anger
Not every person who is considering suicide has all the symptoms. People differ in the number and severity of symptoms. Not all symptoms are listed here.
Source: Mental Health First Aid USA. Mental Health First Aid USA for Adults Assisting Adults. Washington, DC: National Council for Behavioral Health
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