Warning Signs

When Should I Suspect That Someone is Considering Suicide?

Persons who are considering suicide generally display symptoms of depression. These signs may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Sudden radical changes in mood, particularly depression
  • Increasingly self deprecating remarks
  • Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
  • Increased use of alcohol or drugs
  • Giving away of cherished items
  • Making goodbyes
  • Serious withdrawal from activities and significant persons
  • Persistent discussions of death
  • Self destructive or high risk behavior
  • Previous attempts of suicide
  • Identification with someone who has committed suicide
  • Statements of a desire to explore or complete suicide


Ohio Suicide Statistics
Ohio Suicide Statistics
National Suicide Statistics
National Suicide Statistics
Ohio County Hot Lines

Ohio County Suicide Hotlines

Coalition Support

Coalition Support