Did you know … Returning Veterans may be at a higher risk of suicide?
All Veterans are a top priority at the VA Medical Centers nationwide.
Recognizing the Suicide Warning Signs
. 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, etc.
The signs listed above requires immediate attention.
Don’t wait…. Call 1 -800-273-TALK (8255) …Immediately!
Additional warning signs may include:
. Hopelessness, feeling like there’s no way out
. Anxiety, agitation, sleeplessness, mood swings
. Feeling like there is no reason to live
. Rage or anger
. Engaging in risky activities without thinking
. Increasing alcohol or drug abuse
. Withdrawing from family and friends
Don’t delay … Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide toll-free hotline number
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)