Suicide Screening Quiz

This simple quiz will determine your risk for a suicide attempt or death by suicide.

Instructions: Please answer the question below. Be honest for the most accurate result.



I am a year old / /

1. Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of killing yourself?




Adapted from the PHQ-9 and Simon et al. (2013). Does response on the PHQ-9 depression questionnaire predict subsequent suicide attempt or suicide death? Psychiatric Services. For personal use only; other use may be prohibited by law.



John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

APA Reference
Grohol, J. (2018). Suicide Screening Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 17, 2018, from


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Last updated: 25 Jul 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 25 Jul 2018
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