Increasing signs of depression often lead to suicide risk. Those signs include:
- Sleeping more or less than normal
- Increased drug usage
- A feeling of hopelessness
- Frequent mood changes
- The ability to enjoy life is lost
- Anger may increase to frequent rages
- Deeper sadness
Contact your doctor or health plan for help if you see these signs. Aetna Better Health can help you with referrals to the right professionals.
A person is at risk for suicide if they say they want to die. For more information call Member Services at:
STAR - Bexar 1-800-248-7767, Tarrant 1-800-306-8612
STAR Kids - 1-844-STRKIDS (1-844-787-5437)
CHIP - Bexar 1-866-818-0959, Tarrant 1-800-245-5380
TTY/TDD - 1-800-735-2989
People are at very high risk for suicide if they have a plan for how to commit suicide and a way to carry out that plan. You should call 911 immediately and tell the operator about the suicide risk.