Know the Warning Signs
Threats or comments about killing themselves, also known as suicidal ideation, can begin with seemingly harmless thoughts like:
“I wish I wasn’t here,” but it can become more overt and dangerous. Increased alcohol and drug use, aggressive behavior, social withdrawal from friends, family, and the community, and dramatic mood swings.
Talking, writing or thinking about death Impulsive or reckless behavior." -Nami
Immediate and confidential help is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
For a guide on 25 things not to say to someone in crisis, you may visit: www.dbtselfhelp.com/html/crisis.html
Hearing Impaired (TTY/TDD) (800) 327-9254