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Suicide Hotlines See Rise in Calls as Economy Tanks
The grim economic stats out there this holiday season from layoffs,
foreclosures and cutbacks have contributed to a full-blown crisis rather
than the usual “seasonal blues” of the holidays. Mental
health experts say the sour economy has probably caused suicide hotlines
to see almost double the amount of calls, as well as an increase in
the intensity of calls.
2-Withdrawal from ordinary activities or hobbies.
3-Forgetfullness, sleeplessness or trouble concentrating.
4-Mood changes, especially unusual feelings of sadness.
5-Increased use of alcohol or drugs.
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