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Few warning symptoms & sign for suicide in teens

Previous suicide attempts

Prior history of sexual, physical, verbal and/or abuse that is emotional

Written or verbalized threats

Knowledge of methods of suicide

Feelings of hopelessness/helplessness

Words of anger at self or others

Themes of death and depression in verbal, written, or form that is artistic

Giving possessions that are away important

Talk of not being missed if gone

Self-abusive behaviors (cutting, taking pills, excessive piercing, etc.)

Recent loss by death or separation (parent or other one that is loved pet)

Personality changes (Withdrawal, aggressiveness, moodiness)

High Risk behaviors (promiscuity, drugs, alcohol, reckless driving)

Change in academic performance/ skipping school

Running away

Physical symptoms ( headaches, stomach aches, sleeping and eating disorders)

Ignoring appearance that is personalnot bathing, combing hair, etc.)

Symbols of Suicide in Teen

See info about Kim R Grimes, an expert in teen suicide prevention from Newport News Virginia. She’s a Change Agent, a Transformational Life Coach & Life-Changing Speaker for Teens & Young Adults. Find out more about Kim at http://www.kimrgrimes.com and check Kim’s Teen Suicide Prevention blogs at www.worldchangingteens.com

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