Some factors do exist that may put people at a higher risk for suicide. The presence of a single risk factor doesn't necessarily mean that a person is at high risk of suicide, but a number of risk factors together should signal concern. In addition, the presence of depression or bipolar disorder, hopelessness, and/or substance abuse, in combination with other risk factors, increases an individual’s risk of suicide significantly. Please see the list below for possible risk factors of suicide:
Source: Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition & National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
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