Focus on Family: Suicide Prevention Month and the Department of Veterans Affairs

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Caitlin Thompson
Deputy Director in Suicide Prevention
Department of Veterans Affairs

For more information:

www.VeteransCrisisLine.Net

1-800-273-TALK, Press 1

www.va.gov/

Warning Signs

Look for significant changes in behavior or mood. Is a loved one:
Sleeping a lot more or a lot less
Quicker to anger
More withdrawn from family and friends
Drinking more or using drugs
Expressing feelings of hopelessness, or that loved ones would be better off without them around