Suicide Warning Signs, Statistics, and Prevention

Suicide, or the taking of one’s own life, can be a difficult thing to understand. Here you can ask and answer questions about the warning signs of suicide, where to give or get help, how to deal with the after effects of someone you know killing themselves, statistics, and moral or religious views. The intent is not to offer answers to how to harm yourself. If you feel like you need to talk to someone or are worried about someone you know, a listing of hotline numbers can be found in the answer to What should you do if you are contemplating suicide?