Contact: Ed Derr
Director of Counseling, Disability Services & Testing
Office: (417) 873-7457
Suicide Danger Signals
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- Hinting or making statements including: "I want to die." "The world would be better off without me." "I may be going away soon." "This is just too hard."
- Death preparation including giving away possessions, making a will, writing farewell letters, gathering pills, or saying goodbye.
- Talking as if there is no hope even in the future.
- Acting or talking like not a single person cares. Giving up on self or others.