Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week, with a theme of Challenging Our Assumptions and Moving Forward Together. The Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps (WVAC) would like to take this opportunity to provide awareness on how to determine if someone is suicidal, how to talk to someone who is suicidal and how to keep the person safe until help arrives. Our mission is to provide the highest quality pre-hospital physical and emotional emergency care.
WVAC wants you to be able to tell if someone is feeling suicidal so that you can promptly contact emergency help. Therefore, it is important to know the warning signs of suicide. The signs that a person may be suicidal are: