LifeguardsKnow The Warning Signs

  • Appearing depressed or sad most of the time
  • Feeling hopeless or expressing hopelessness
  • Withdrawing from friends, family, and activities
  • Sleeping and/or eating too much or too little
  • Feeling tired most of the time
  • Feeling trapped-like there’s no way out
  • Feeling anxious, agitated, and having difficulty concentrating
  • Experiencing physical symptoms such as headaches or stomachaches that are caused by emotional or psychological distress
  • Neglecting hygiene and personal appearance
  • Experiencing mood and/or personality changes
  • Feeling irritable and/or angry
  • Acting recklessly and engaging in risky behaviors such as alcohol and/or drug use
  • Giving away possessions
  • Threatening or talking about wanting to hurt or harm oneself
  • Talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide
  • Sudden sense of happiness and calm after being depressed