Suicide is preventable

There is HOPE! Know the signs, change the stats!

What Are The Suicide Warning Signs?

Someone who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues to those around them that show they are troubled. Suicide prevention starts with recognising these warning signs and treating them seriously.


Someone thinking about suicide might talk about the following things:

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• Killing themselves
• Feeling hopeless
• Having no reason to live
• Being a burden to others
• Feeling trapped
• Unbearable pain
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Behaviors that may signal risk, especially if related to painful event, loss or change:

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• Withdrawing from activities
• Isolating from family and friends
• Increased use of alcohol or drugs
• Looking for a way to end their lives, such as searching online for methods
• Sleeping too much or too little
• Visiting or calling people to say goodbye
• Giving away prized possessions
• Aggression
• Fatigue
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People considering suicide often display one or more of following moods:

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• Depression
• Anxiety
• Loss of interest
• Irritability
• Humiliation/Shame
• Agitation/Anger
• Relief/Sudden Improvement
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How Can I Get Involved ?

The SAM Foundation provides programs to prevent suicide through public awareness and education and works to serve as a resource to those who have been affected by suicide. Would you like to get involved?


We promote and facilitate a variety of training programs to educate gatekeepers in our local communities.


We sponsor and promote awareness events across our local communities and the region.


We work to support those impacted by suicide as well as organizations involved in the suicide prevention community.

Upcoming Events

You can join us at the following events that are promoted by the SAM foundation.
Rainsville QPR Training
Rainsville QPR Training

Apr 9, 5:30pm - Apr 9, 7:30pm

1015 Marshall Rd NE, Rainsville, AL 35986, United States

Rainsville QPR Training for suicide prevention. Learn the warning signs of suicide and how to deal with suicidal behavior. Open to entire community, free admission.

QPR Youth Training NCL Class of 2023
QPR Youth Training NCL Class of 2023

May 4, 4:00pm - May 4, 6:00pm

The SAM Foundation
Fort Payne, AL  35967 Map

Julie Smith, SAM Foundation Georgia Program Coordinator, hosts a special QPR Youth training event in Milton, Georgia for the National Charity League Class of 2023.

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