Suicide Prevention

DMAVA Brochure - 2/9/2019

Suicide warning signs include
  • Thinking about hurting or killing yourself
  • Looking for ways to kill yourself
  • Talking about death, dying or suicide
  • Self-destructive behavior such as drug abuse, weapons, risky behavior
  • Hopelessness, anxiety, agitation, sleeplessness, mood swings
  • Feeling like there is no reason to live
  • Rage or anger
  • Increasing alcohol or drug abuse
  • Withdrawing from family and friends
Pick up the phone if you are experiencing an emotional crisis and need to talk to a trained VA professional.