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Suicide Prevention

Warning Signs

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself;
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself;
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no purpose;
  • Talking about feeling trapped or being in unbearable pain;
  • Talking about being a burden to others;

The warning signs of suicide are indicators that a person may be in acute danger and may urgently need help.

  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs;
  • Acting anxious, agitated, or reckless;
  • Sleeping too little or too much;
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated;
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge; and
  • Displaying extreme mood swings.

Maintain Meaningful Connections

Meaningful connections help us live stronger, happier lives. The number of connections we have isn’t as important as how well connected we feel to those around us. Make or maintain deep, meaningful relationships.

Identify Specific Mental Health Needs

Seeing the hidden symptoms of mental illness early and using the right treatment options for mental illness can help most people return to more stable life and living mentally well.

Seek Help 

If you’re worried about yourself or someone else’s suicidal thoughts or feelings, say something. There are many ways to find support options to assist you or others.

Help is only 1 call or chat away



Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Local Services

Suicide Prevention Services: 

Rock County Crisis Intervention