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how do you tell the difference between a drug overdose from suicide attempt

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Same: Please make sure this very hurt person gets excellent treatment from a really good psychiatrist. When? Tomorrow 9:00 am.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Takes a professional: An attempt means that someone tried to actually kill themself. A gesture is posturing about the action. We are very concerned if someone has a plan f ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Suicidal Thoughts: Please, if you are considering a suicide attempt let this reaching out here online to be a quest to get some help. Whenever i read these type of ques ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Holding back: important information will not help therapy and only slow down the healing process. Draw upon your inner courage and it will help you make progress. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Drug Dependence: I understand your unhappiness with your therapist and shrink’s opinion. Feel good about your achievements. Feel Blessings of 3 Million air sacs in yo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Glad that you care: I'm happy a change of heart has occurred for you with respect to valuing your life! The other change of heart is almost never life-threatening. It ' j ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Both: As you give more specific history to the psychiatrist, believe me, you'll know. Best moulah you ever spent. I be watchin, real close !
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Gesture for help: Cutting is a gesture for desperate help and also releases endorphins in brain and associated stress - in holistic medicine we bury sadness at the leve ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not with an attempt: Military standard: 'history of suicidal behavior, including gesture(s) or attempt (s) (300.9) , or history of self-mutilation, is disqualifying'.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Judgment: Why "judge"? We don't view this from a moral perspective. We learn that many people suffer to the point of contemplating and attempting suicide. We s ... Read More
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