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COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Depression and Suicide
Resources
Warning Signs of Depression
Frequent sadness,
tearfulness, crying
Hopelessness
Decreased interest in
activities; or inability to
enjoy previously favorite
activities
Increased irritability, anger,
or hostility
Difficulty with
relationships
Thoughts or expressions
of suicide or selfdestructive behavior
Persistent boredom; low
energy
Social isolation, poor
communication
Low self esteem and guilt
Extreme sensitivity to
rejection or failure
Frequent absences from
school or poor
performance in school
Poor concentration
A major change in eating
and/or sleeping patterns
Indicators of Suicidal Ideation
Thoughts of suicide
Loneliness
Lack of support from
family or friends
Feeling marginalized
Rejection
Deep sadness or guilt
Unable to see beyond
a narrow focus
Daydreaming
Anxiety and stress
Helplessness
Loss of self-worth
Abusing drugs and/or
alcohol
Becoming depressed
or withdrawn
Previous suicidal
behavior
Writing about death
and suicide
Where To Turn For Help
School Counselor
Pediatrician / Doctor
Counselor / Social Worker
Priest / Clergy
Psychiatrist
School Nurse
Crisis Lines
Area Crisis Lines
BHR - 24 hours a day 1-800-811-4760 24
hour mobile outreach assistance
Life Crisis - 24 hour a day 314-647-help
Walk in crisis clinic available
Helpline - 1-800-Suicide National suicide
hotline
KUTO (Kids Under Twenty One) 4pm – 12am
daily - Teens helping Teens 1-888-6445886

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