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A 32-year-old member asked:

School is really stressing me out. been feeling depressed and feeling suicidal for a while now..don't know what to do?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
If you feel suicidal: Even a bit, u should reach out and get help from a therapist in the counseling office. U do not have 2 wait until u feel worse, speaking with someone will help u uncover why u feel so bad and help u find ways 2 overcome whatever challenges are bringing u down. U may need medication or psychotherapy may be enough. Get some help and let us know how it goes, your experience may help someone else.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
If your suicidal thoughts become plans please go to the ER. Have a physical exam by a Dr. to rule out illness. The most complete evaluation for medication is with a Psychiatrist. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to cope with depression with ZOOM.com sessions. There is extra anxiety due to covid 19- stay safe, cautious & hopeful to elevate your immune system.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2021

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