8 Signs Someone Is at Risk of Suicide
What to watch for
By Sarah Klein
Suicide and suicidal thinking are more widespread than you might think. According to the results of a government survey released in September 2009, roughly 8.3 million adultsor about 3.7% of the population age 18 and olderhad "serious thoughts of suicide" in 2008.
It can be hard to identify suicidal thinking in a loved one; there is no foolproof checklist to follow. But here are some warnings signs that might mean they are at risk.
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