Cyanide Poisoning Topic Guide
Cyanide poisoning can occur with smoke inhalation from a fire, chemicals or products in the workplace, plants and foods (for example, apricot pits), certain chemicals will turn into cyanide after ingestion, and suicide attempts. Symptoms of cyanide poisoning include:
Cyanide poisoning cannot be treated at home. Medical treatment is required immediately for cyanide poisoning.
Suicidal Thoughts Suicidal thoughts may be brought about by a sudden, negative change in life circumstances, substance abuse, or even sleep deprivation. Suicidal thoughts are troubling, particularly if they're accompanied by substance abuse or depression. If you or someone you know is considering suicide and are unsure how to deal with it, call a suicide hotline, like 1-800-SUICIDE, to get help.