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Crisis signs

These signs require immediate attention. If you are experiencing any of these and need medical attention, call 911 now. For immediate help in dealing with a suicidal crisis, contact the Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then Press 1.

  • Thinking about hurting or killing yourself
  • Looking for ways to kill yourself
  • Talking about death, dying, or suicide
  • Self-destructive behavior, such as drug abuse, risky use of weapons, etc.
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Warning Signs

These signs may indicate that a Veteran needs help. If you or a Veteran you know is experiencing any of these, contact the Veterans Crisis Line now: Dial 988 then Press 1.

We're a Veteran Safe Place

The Fire Watch is Florida's fight to end veteran suicide. In 2021, The Fire Watch created the Veteran Safe Place program for businesses and organizations to show their support, and to help eliminate veteran suicide throughout Florida. The Veteran Safe Place program is designed specifically for organizations to educate, train and empower their employees to be able to identify and support a veteran in crisis.

  • Appearing sad or depressed most of the timeHopelessness
  • Anxiety, agitation, sleeplessness, or mood swings
  • Feeling as if there is no reason to live
  • Feeling excessive guilt, shame, or sense of failure
  • Rage or anger
  • Engaging in risky activities without thinking
  • Increasing alcohol or drug misuse
  • Losing interest in hobbies, work, or school
  • Neglecting personal welfare and appearance
  • Withdrawing from family and friends
  • Showing violent behavior, like punching a hole in the wall or getting into fights
  • Giving away prized possessions
  • Getting affairs in order, tying up loose ends, or writing a will
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