Further examples of verbal warning signs for suicide:

"I'm thinking . . .

  • of ending it all.
  • I might as well shoot myself.
  • of jumping in a river.
  • I can't go on.
  • I'll get out of it all.
  • life is not worth living.
  • nothing matters anymore.
  • I wish I were dead.
  • I'm a loser.
  • I can't do anything right.
  • no one can help me now.
  • what's the use of going on?
  • I just can't keep my thoughts straight anymore.
  • if I killed myself, then people would be sorry.
  • if I wasn't around no one would miss me.
  • all of my problems will end soon.
  • I won't be needing these things any more.

Make sure you read our pages on how to help a suicidal friend or relative