Suicide is the act of taking your own life. Suicide and suicidal thoughts and behavior are tragic reactions to distressing life situations — and all the more tragic because suicide can be prevented. Suicide often occurs as an impulsive act in the midst of a crisis, sometimes fueled by intoxication. But simply talking to someone about what you’re going through may give you new perspective that shows you that suicide isn’t a solution.
Whether you’re considering suicide or know someone who may be, learn the warning signs and how to reach out for immediate help and professional treatment. You may save a life today — your own or someone else’s.
Typical warning signs of suicide or suicidal thoughts include: Continue reading About Suicide and suicidal thoughts