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Here are some signs of trouble
   A previous attempt - 8 of 10 suicide attempts involve people who have tried to kill themselves before.
   Threats or conversations about death.
   Problems in school, especially sudden problems such as a drop in grades, falling asleep in class, emotional outbursts, or withdrawl.
   Fear of punishment or parental criticism.
   Problems with alcohol or other drugs.
   Changes in physical appearance or habits, disturbed sleeping and eating habits, depression, expressions of low self-esteem.
   Detachment from family and friends.
   Giving away personal possessions.
   Lack of interest in previously enjoyed activities.
   Statements of hopelessness.
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