Behavioral Health Warning Signs

There can be several or a few behavioral health warning signs that may be troubling your family member or friend. Here is a common list of reasons a person may need help:

  • Changes in relationships
  • Changes in normal social activities
  • Depression Symptoms
  • Changes in weight (weight loss or weight gain)
  • Statements made related to self-harm to self or others
  • Statements made related to hopelessness, loss
  • Appearance is less clean or tidy than usual
  • Lack of interest in once enjoyable hobbies or activities
  • Racing thoughts/conversations
  • Less talkative than usual
  • Prefers to be alone, isolated
  • Increased usage of alcohol or drug abuse (legal or illegal)
  • Becomes angry or upset easily
  • Cries easily
  • Feelings of paranoia
  • Statements related to visual or auditory hallucinations
  • Increase in risky behavior