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Warning Signs for Suicide

Suicide Prevention Military Crisis Line
I IDEATION Thoughts of suicide expressed, threatened, written
S SUBSTANCE USE Increased or excessive alcohol or drug use.
P PURPOSELESSNESS Seeing no reason for living or having no sense of meaning or purpose of life.
A ANXIETY Feeling anxious, agitated, frequent nightmares, or sleep problems.
T TRAPPED Feeling trapped, like there is no way out.
H HOPELESSNESS Feeling hopeless about self, others, the future.
W WITHDRAWAL Withdrawing from family, friends, usual activities, society.
A ANGER Feeling rage or uncontrolled anger, seeking revenge for perceived wrongs.
R RECKLESSNESS Acting without regard for consequences, excessively risky behavior.
M MOOD CHANGES Experiencing dramatic changes in mood. Unstable mood.

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