Recognizing Suicide Risk

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Many of Our Heroes Give Clues to How They Are Feeling

You can be the first step to help save a hero by learning to recognize the warning signs of suicide.

Not sure how to help?

Call us at 833-287-3787

Text “Dr C” at 951-581-4200

Visit Christian’s professional site on Theravive 

https://www.theravive.com/therapists/christian-snyder.aspx

Risk Factors

  • A family history of suicide
  • Previous suicide attempts
  • Deployments involving loss of comrades & other trauma 
  • Physical illness
  • Physical, sexual, domestic, or child abuse
  • Relational, social, work, financial loss, or dysfunctional behavior
  • Impulsive and/or aggressive behavior
  • Suffering from mental health disorders
  • Diagnosed or undiagnosed mental illness
  • People who engage in binge drinking or illegal drug use
  • People who have experienced violence
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Warning Signs

  • Verbal warnings like “I am done with this life” or “I have no reason to live”
  • Any preoccupation with suicide and/or death
  • Depressed with feelings of hopelessness, often accompanied by anxiety
  • Declining school or work performance
  • Loss of pleasure/interest in social and sports activities
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Changes in mood
  • Changes in weight or appetite

Emotions a Suicidal Person May Feel

  • Depressed
  • Out of control
  • Confused
  • Overwhelmed
  • Isolated
  • Worthless
  • Helpless (immediate)
  • Hopeless (future)
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You can be the first step to help save a hero by learning to recognize the warning signs of suicide.

Not sure how to help? Call us at 833-287-3787 or Text “Dr C” at 951-581-4200

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If you or someone you know needs help

All Military Professional Counseling/Mentoring and Family Support services are provided at no cost.
Call our Military & First Responders PTSD Hotline:
833-287-3787 (National Toll-Free)