Many suicides can be prevented. Over 80% of suicidal people give clues about their intentions and despair to people around them. These clues are invitations to help:

  • Suicide threats or attempts
  • Statements, writing, artwork revealing a desire to die
  • Behavioral changes signaling depression:
    • Changes in sleeping and eating patterns
    • Changes in performance
    • Changes in appearance
    • Social withdrawal
    • Increased drug/alcohol usage
    • Apathy and loss of interest
    • Changes in mood and desire
  • Making final arrangements
  • Giving away prized possessions
  • Preoccupation with death

Suicide Prevention

Warning Signs of Suicide

Call (530) 244-2222

 

 

8am to 8pm

7 Days a Week

 

 

Email: help@helpshasta.org

for non-emergencies only

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