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Warning signs

Warning signs include:

1. Feelings of anxiety, loneliness, grief, anger or depression
2. Thoughts of suicide, death, dying or the afterlife
3. Impulsive and aggressive behaviour; frequent expressions of rage
4. Previous exposure to someone else that committed suicide
5. Family loss, instability or a significant family conflict
6. Recent stress (e.g., difficulties in dealing with sexual orientation; unplanned pregnancy or coping with a loss)
7. Drinking or doing drugs a lot

If this describes you or a friend, remember you are not alone, talk to someone you trust: a relative, sibling, your other parent, a friend or a counsellor about what you are feeling.

For help, phone Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868. Remember you are not alone and can get help with this.

Thinking of suicide
Am I suicidal?
Things that cause thoughts of suicide