Suicide

A suicide attempt is a clear indication that something is gravely wrong in a person's life. No matter the race or age of the person; how rich or poor they are, it is true that most people who die by suicide have a mental or emotional disorder. The most common underlying disorder is depression; 30% to 70% of suicide victims suffer from major depression or bipolar (manic-depressive) disorder. If you think someone you know is considering suicide, trust your instincts that the person may be in trouble and get help. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center or dial 911 for immediate assistance.

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frightened and fretting

Graylady13
  • By Graylady13 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I saw my pain doctor today. They want me to stop taking the two Aleve I take a day for pain from psoriatic arthritis but when I try I get so filled with pain I can't function and want to die and the cycle ...

Don't kill yourself. I won't if you won't.

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • This is a short story. “I am one of (I can’t say his name) his voices. I can write this because he was stupid enough to get out of bed and write. I’m going to kill him. It’s just a matter of time.” “Don’t ...

suicide

heppy123
  • By heppy123 · New reply September 28, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • ok, so where do you suggest I go, sister won't take me in, no one will take me in....police are laughable, dog is very sick, cannot leave dog with him, sister told me to drop dead, so where then can I ...

Finding Serenity...

changinghistory
  • By changinghistory · Posted August 16, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I feel I ended up doing the one thing I wanted to avoid... feeling sorry for myself... not all the time... just sometimes... having a cracked foot really sucks... but I don't need to walk to have a voice ...

Loss

MandyC85
  • By MandyC85 · New reply May 8, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I lost a close friend to suicide today and I'm having trouble coping. All I can think about is I should have went and got her this morning when we talked and she told me she wasn't doing good. I didn't ...

Suicidal Ideation

C187K
  • By C187K · New reply February 2, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • When someone wants to die, and they plan on dying by their own hands, what can someone do to bring them down? Is there anything someone can do to help decrease the severity and intensity of the feelings ...

Prisoner in my own home

Annie12550
  • By Annie12550 · New reply January 28, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I am going to be honest..... last weekend, I tried to kill myself. I took a lot of pills washed them down with some alcohol and went to bed. As you may already know..... It did not work. Not sure exactly ...

HELP: my brothers been depressed a lot latley

HyperTwitch
  • By HyperTwitch · New reply November 8, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • my brother is 20, almost 21. and hes been depressed a lot lately. usually hes a tad on the depressed side, but the more i talk to him the worse it seems. hes only been in one relationship(with a boy ...

Tired...just tired

ndh3
  • By ndh3 · New reply July 23, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • Suicide is not about "wanting to die;" it's simply being tired of living. I am so, so close to that. I had a wonderful wedding on Sept 4, 2010. It was beautiful, and my wife was and is my everything ...

My boyfriend left me because he blames me why he is in the mental hospital.

webby1
  • By webby1 · New reply May 7, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • I went to ICU in the local hospital that day frantic, crying, scared and in love with a man who had attempted suicide now going on three times that I heard of since, meeting him only 3 months ago. I didn't ...

suicide

heppy
  • By heppy · New reply April 2, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • if you have nothing to live for, why live joan ...

Everyone who wrote: Thank you for your help.

calif5150
  • By calif5150 · New reply February 2, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • This post is for those who sincerely care and took the time to reply to my messages. I'm sorry that I'm not replying quickly. I'm trying to keep up here. My weekdays are full with appointments and I get ...

I'm never going to be released from treatment. I'm labeled as suicidal!

calif5150
  • By calif5150 · New reply February 2, 2012
  • 38 replies
  • I've kept my word and I show up to my twice a week therapy. I don't feel that I can handle this much longer. I don't like feeling on edge and that I have to watch what I say. I admit that I've avoided ...

suicide

heppy
  • By heppy · New reply November 16, 2011
  • 7 replies
  • People commit suicide because there isn't nothing to live for anymore. Nothing. Jane ...

Depression...suicidal tendencies, i dont know what all is wrong.

knight1985
  • By knight1985 · New reply November 7, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • My dad was diagnosed with cancer a couple of months ago, hes doing fine for now, but since his diagnosis life has woken me up to an ugly reality....reality of death...loneliness...world of diseases. Since ...

How Helpful is NLP in phobias n depression?

knight1985
  • By knight1985 · New reply October 29, 2011
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  • As my question asks, how effective is NLP in "treating" phobias or depressions? Please respond ...

I know what it is

aty
  • By aty · New reply September 14, 2011
  • 7 replies
  • I tried many times to kill myself. Then one day I told myself. This would be the easy way out. So I started thinking if I did do it. I would make so many people sad. When I got to feeling that way I knew ...

Desire to die

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply May 3, 2011
  • 14 replies
  • For the first time in my life I look forward to dying, I am tired of being in pain, I am tired of being misunderstood, and I am tired of being broke.....I am just tired ...

Major Depressio, anxiety,sleeping seizures

william2005
  • By william2005 · New reply February 16, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • In December 1991 by the Air Force with 16 years I was diagnosed with Major Depression, anxiety and sleeping seizures. I got a medical retirement. At 55 I'm 100% service connected by the VA, and SSI ...

For all you suicidal people

CindyJean
  • By CindyJean · New reply January 3, 2011
  • 1 reply
  • I have made numerous suicide attempts. Nothing and nobody really helped but I found a website that really helped me. If you Google suicide about the 3rd entry down you will see "suicide - read this first ...

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