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TEENS IN ACTION
    IF IN A CRISIS:
    WARNING SIGNS

    Call 911 or take the person to the E.R. or walk-in clinic at a hospital. Do not leave the person until help is available.

     

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    www.texassuicideprevention.org

    SADNESS

    WITHDRAWAL

    QUESTIONABLE ACTIONS

     SLEEPLESSNESS

    "Feelings of sadness or hopelessness, often accompanied by anxiety."

    "Declining school performance. Loss of pleasure/interest in social and sports activities. Sleeping too little or too much."

    "Major changes in weight or appetite. Inability to concentrate or think clearly. Withdrawal from friends and family and no desire to go out."

    "Talking about 'going away', killing oneself, being a burden to others, feeling trapped or in unbearable pain."

    QUESTIONABLE SPEECH

    "Giving away favorite possessions. Suddenly very happy and cheerful moods after being depressed or sad for a long time."

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