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I have tried commiting suicide 16 different times i have ptsd sever major depression anxiety social skitso insomnia and hospitalized what shld i do?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Work w/your doctors: Work very hard with your doctors and therapists, because your need for help is urgent. Decide that you want to be well, no matter what has happened. Being alive contains all possibility. You need to participate consistently in psychotherapy, and also possibly dialectical behavioral therapy. Emdr may help you as well. Take medicines only as prescribed, and stay away from other substances.
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Get help now.: You need urgent psychiatric treatment. If you are in an inpatient psychiatric facility, work with the staff, participate in group meetings, accept the medications prescribed. Do not sign out against medical advice. After discharge stay involved in your treatment program. See your psychiatrist/ therapist regularly as advised. Dont stop or change doses of your meds. Your illness is treatable.
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Last updated May 1, 2015


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