Common Suicide Risk Factors Of Suicide

  • Mental illness;
  • Alcoholism or drug abuse;
  • Previous suicide attempts;
  • Family history of suicide;
  • Terminal illness or chronic pain;
  • Recent loss or stressful life event;
  • Social isolation and loneliness;
  • History of trauma or abuse;

Suicide Risk

Low Risk- Some suicidal thoughts, no plan and says he/she won’t commit suicide

Moderate Risk- Suicidal thoughts, small plan in place, but again says he/she won’t commit suicide.

High Risk- More Suicidal thoughts, specific plan in action but denies wanting to take action.

Severe Risk- A large amount of Suicidal thoughts, plan in action to commit suicide and says he/she will commit suicide.