What is suicide and suicidal behavior?
Suicide is  taking one’s own life. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of approximately 47,000 Americans each year.

Suicidal behavior refers to talk about or take actions related to ending one’s own life. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors should be considered a psychiatric emergency.

If you or anyone you know is exhibiting either, you should seek immediate assistance from a healthcare provider.

Warning signs that someone may attempt suicide !!