It's easy to think you would — and some cries for help are pretty easy to identify. Still, there are all kinds of ways a person might reach out for help, and many of them are subtle.
A recent r/AskReddit thread asked "What is a sign of a 'cry for help' that isn't obvious to the average person?" and the responses poured in.
It's no exaggeration to say that some of these submissions could be life-savers.
Before we begin, a disclaimer: some of the discussion here deals with self-harm or suicide.