Please know there are several resources for you during this time:

·        National Hope line Network: 1-800-784-2433

·        National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (available 24 hours every day)

·        Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas: 214-824-7020

·        Parkland Psychiatry Emergency: 214-590-8761

·        Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HELLO to 741-741

Observable signs of serious depression

Most depressed people are not suicidal – most suicidal people are depressed.

  • Suicidal talk – talks about wanting to die or being a burden
  • Preoccupation with death or dying
  • Signs of depression – loss of interest in usual activities
  • Behavior changes – extreme mood swings
  • Giving away prized possessions and making arrangements for unfinished business
  • Difficulty with appetite and sleeping too little or too much
  • Taking excessive risks
  • Increased drug use
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Withdrawn – isolated