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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have suicidal thoughts and i have had them for a while. im hyper and happy one minute then out if nowhere i get really sad what's wrong with me?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I can not diagnose: You on line. But i encourage you to get prompt psychiatric evaluation to determine if you have a mood disorder. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. When a person is depressed they often feel despair ; come to believe that things can't get better. But the.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
there is hope. Allow others to provide you w support & to help you see the other options you have.You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.
Jan 19, 2014
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Get help NOW: Consulting with a psychiatrist is the best way to get an answer to your question. From your description, you may have a mood disorder that needs evaluation and treatment. There are good talk therapies and medications when needed -- but you first need to see a doctor for help. If suicidal now, go to an er or call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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