From Light on Life
They may also be focusing on death and talking about dying. They may even say they are a burden to others. Other warning signs include rage, mood swings, and aggression.
Suicide and Drug Addiction: Is There A Link?
As mentioned, both mental illness and substance abuse can be a risk factor, but where do they overlap? Mental health issues such as anxiety, trauma, and depression often co-occur with drug and alcohol addiction.
In addition to suicide prevention, it’s important to help victims attain emotional wellness. For those dealing with suicidal thoughts, substance use disorders, mental health issues, and various forms of depression, counseling or therapy is recommended. In addition to professional treatment, people can take actions to support their own emotional health:
● Build your support system.