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West Monroe, LA
A 25-year-old female asked:

Possible to have depression without suicidal thoughts? i self injured for years, never wanted suicide. what can i do? lethargic and sad all the time.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Cutting is risky: I'm so sorry to hear about your depression. It is a very difficult problem but there is treatment to help you. Counseling and medications work hand-in-hand to improve your symptoms. Cutting is a risk factor for suicide. Please get help. If hopeless or considering suicide, please call 1-800-suicide 24/7 where a counselor is on the line to help talk you through it.
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