If you are concerned about how you are grieving, the following are some signs that may prompt you to seek help.

-Constant thoughts of self-destruction or suicide. Especially if you are developing or have developed a plan.

-Isolating yourself form others.

-Gaining or losing a large amount of weight. (15% of your body weight in a month).

-Increase use of alcohol, nicotine, or other drugs.

-Being persistently unable to sleep.

-Being unable to care for the needs of others you are responsible for.

-Being unable to care for yourself.

-Throwing yourself into work excessively.

-Spending increasing periods of time away from home.

-Throwing yourself into religion to the point of excluding other parts of your life.

-Blaming others for the loss or for other troubles and/or having hostile feelings toward your partner, children or other family members, friends, and/or co-workers.