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When should you go to the ER for suicidal thoughts?

When should you go to the ER for suicidal thoughts?

If u feel unsafe: If you feel you cannot keep yourself safe/ are afraid you may do something to yourself. This is called imminent risk of harm. Also if you have been thinking about the harm to yourself in a specific way or with a plan in such a way that these thoughts are more than just in passing and indeed are repeated several times a day to the point you feel you cannot shake them. ...Read more

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If I go to the ER for suicidal thoughts (not urges) will they inform my parents? I will not go if they do. What if I give them a fake name and number?

If I go to the ER for suicidal thoughts (not urges) will they inform my parents? I will not go if they do. What if I give them a fake name and number?

Laws vary: As you are a minor, I'd not want to promise you about the laws, rules and regulations in your State - but being safe and cared for is the most important thing. No one will advise you to lie - but it is up to you. Clearly you fear your parents knowing and that may well be part of why you are so unhappy. Get yourself help. Once you are feeling better you can decide how to handle the family problems. ...Read more

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I don't want to go to ER for suicidal thoughts/ideation/urges because I am really frightened of hospitals, psych wards and health professionals?

I don't want to go to ER for suicidal thoughts/ideation/urges because I am really frightened of hospitals, psych wards and health professionals?

Understandable: There is a part of you that wants help because you have written in for it. I believe that at some level of consciousness that you want encouragement to get help. If you were happy and excited to go to a psychiatric ward I would be surprised. I can understand why you feel anxious but it is important to put this into perspective. Getting professional help is the priority right now. Take care. ...Read more

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What will happen if I go in the ER for suicidal thoughts an self harm? What is the process and will they want to keep me in the mental health ward?

What will happen if I go in the ER for suicidal thoughts an self harm? What is the process and will they want to keep me in the mental health ward?

You may get help: If you go to the ER, they will likely refer you to a psychiatrist or psychologist for evaluation. People frequently have suicidal ideas, but don't intend to carry it out without a plan. If you seek help, your primary physician can refer you to competent people who can help you get over the depression and get on with your life. Good luck! ...Read more

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When I went ER coz of suicidal thoughts I was told 2 use my pd skills that I have not learned yet. I have cut 3 times.& don't no wot 2 do. Pls help me!?

When I went ER coz of suicidal thoughts I was told 2 use my pd skills that I have not learned yet. I have cut 3 times.& don't no wot 2 do. Pls help me!?

Emergency evaluation: If you are still in crisis or in danger of hurting yourself, go back to the er or call 911. It sounds as though you may have been seen by someone from mental health if talking about "pd skills that I have not learned yet? " if you have a therapist, contact her/him also. A dbt skills handbook download can be helpful also: http://www. Bipolarsjuk. Se/pdf/handbook%20in%20dbt%20group. Pdf. ...Read more

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How do u stop intrusive thoughts about suicidal idealization?

How do u stop intrusive thoughts about suicidal idealization?

Get professional: Help. If you have a plan that you might carry out or if your thoughts are scaring you - please go to your nearest er now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If you need to call 911 for transport - that is ok too. If it is not an imminent issue, please find a psychiatrist or psychologist in your area. This is treatable and you are worth it. Take care. ...Read more

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Feeling suicidal most of the time. What shall I do? Thoughts are very urging : (

Suicidal: Kindly visit the crisis center or the er for evaluation. There is help out there & u deserve to get help. ...Read more

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How to stop suicidal thoughts??

Suicidal thoughts: Suicidal thoughts are always concerning. If you are seriously considering suicide and have developed a plan I would recommend that you seek help immediately. In general, suicidal thoughts are the result of depression, and are the result of a desire to flee from a difficult situation. However, they are a warning that you need help. If you cannot control them I would go to the ER immediately. ...Read more

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Why do I have suicidal thoughts?

Why do I have suicidal thoughts?

See below: Find a psychologist or therapist to help you find triggers of your suicidal thoughts. Establish stress management, self-care routine, get involved in the activities that bring you a sustained sense of joy. Consider medication if feel that no longer can cope. Below is the number for national suicide prevention lifeline1-800-273-talk (8255). ...Read more

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What should I do if I have suicidal thoughts?

What should I do if I have suicidal thoughts?

See below: Find a psychologist or therapist to help you find triggers of your suicidal thoughts. Establish stress management, self-care routine, get involved in the activities that bring you a sustained sense of joy. Consider medication if feel that no longer can cope. Below is the number for national suicide prevention lifeline1-800-273-talk (8255). ...Read more

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If I have suicidal thoughts, should I call 911?

If I have suicidal thoughts, should I call 911?

Yes, . STAT.: Don't wait because suicidal thoughts won't just disappear by themselves, usually. Suicidal thoughts are a sign of severe psychological pain and a wish to escape. They also occur as a side effect of some antipsychotics and antidepressants (agitation). Either way, get checked soon, preferably by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ADHD and suicidal thoughts?

What to do if I have ADHD and suicidal thoughts?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself now, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. 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. If you are not in treatment - please do so. You are worth it. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when the thought of having no one there in life makes you feel suicidal?

Suicidal thoughts: It may have to do with feeling empty inside or the perception that you have been abandoned. It could be related to loneliness or the sense that you just can't function without having a significant other in your life. Do any of these ring true? Do you ever engage in self-harm when upset or when feeling numb? If you are not already in some form of psychotherapy - would strongly encourage it. ...Read more

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How can I self manage suicidal thought, temptations to od? I know logically that od rarely work. Thus my question. Thanks

How can I self manage suicidal thought, temptations to od? I know logically that od rarely work. Thus my question. Thanks

Don't self manage: Suicidal thought are usually a serious sign of depression. Don't try to manage these thoughts alone. You might even make them worse. See a psychiatrist or psychologist immediately. If you have a plan and the means to commit suicide, call 911 or your local tap line immediately! ...Read more

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Not suicidal, but really down. Thoughts about it? Yes. Action? Never. What should I do? It's embarrassing. Who thinks about such things? Help...

Not suicidal, but really down. Thoughts about it? Yes. Action? Never. What should I do? It's embarrassing. Who thinks about such things? Help...

Depression: Is nothing to be embarrassed about. It is a common & treatable condition. Please start with your family physician to rule out medical causes for your symptoms. He or she may refer you to see a psychiatrist or psychologist. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop suicidal thoughts?

How can I stop suicidal thoughts?

Psychotherapy: Please, get in psychotherapy & work on underlying emotional issues... Wishing u well! ...Read more

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Why do people have suicidal thoughts?

Why do people have suicidal thoughts?

Suicidal thoughts: Can occur for many reasons but usually involve a desperate search for an escape or relief from pain, shame, humiliation, embarrassment, or undesired consequences (prison, illness, divorce, exposure of a secret) or as a way to punish self or others. When someone feels depressed, helpless and hopeless, death may seem like the only answer. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. ...Read more

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