Suicide Prevention Men and Women Veterans

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)

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