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Help me please! am very low, defeated by bpd and social phobia sx's. Want to give up on life? There's nowhere left to turn. Therpsts, docs have tried.

Help me please! am very low, defeated by bpd and social phobia sx's. Want to give up on life? There's nowhere left to turn. Therpsts, docs have tried.

Don't give up !: Many people who have the issues which you describe have tried to get help more a few times before they connect and and are able to be supported and feel better. So there is no reason to give up. Speak with your medical doctor or surgeon and ask for a referral. If you feel like giving up now you can go to an er or call 911 so you can be safe while you are being evaluated for psychological help. ...Read more

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When you give up on life, who should I call?

When you give up on life, who should I call?

1-800-273-8255: You can call the national suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-talk). They will connect you with local resources in your community also. The feeling of giving up on life is very painful, and usually develops over time. Longer term help is available through your family physician, psychiatrists, therapists, and some churches. It is possible to get through this, and recover. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to not give up on life?

Could you describe how to not give up on life?

Let me try: Look around and the large majority of people clearly want to live, and if you are using this app and are 32, a few billion people would trade places with you. This sounds hollow and ashen when you are depressed, but recovery (medications, cognitive-behavioral treatment, learning new life skills) in my experience always leaves the person saying, I am glad i lived! be strong. ...Read more

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Why is there suicide? I'd never give up on such a wonderful life?

Why is there suicide? I'd never give up on such a wonderful life?

Suicide: Some have said that suicide is a permanent solution for a temporary problem. It's very sad to end a life before its time. Illnesses like depression, substance abuse, schizophrenia, ptsd, and also certain personality disorders such as borderline can produce severe changes in thinking, emotions, and behavior. When very ill, these people focus on the pain rather than the possibilities in life. ...Read more

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I have ibs but nothing ever helps. its so painful. i feel like i should give up. all the life style changes are useless. what should i do dr? :(

I have ibs but nothing ever helps. its so painful. i feel like i should give up. all the life style changes are useless. what should i do dr? :(

IBS, Depression: I feel empathy for your pain Yes, you need relief. Your Life is PRECIOUS! See a Psychiatrist for stresses in your life including IBS, Have Intensive Counseling and medication as needed. Ask him for consultation with a Gastroenterologist, and collaboration of treatment. Feel good about your achievements in school, sports, art, music and hobbies Feel the Blessings and Wonders of your body. Relax! ...Read more

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Afraid that my ED will interfere with my relationship with nice ladies. Should I just give up on my sex life?

Afraid that my ED will interfere with my relationship with nice ladies. Should I just give up on my sex life?

NO: No. Go see your doctor and get help. Go through your med list to look for meds that might contribute. Check a testosterone level, and ask your doctor what you can do. ...Read more

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How do I tell terminally ill person to never give up its a wonderful life?

How do I tell terminally ill person to never give up its a wonderful life?

You decide: Since i enjoy good physical and mental health, I have never felt it was my business to force my upbeat attitude onto someone who doesn't. I don't think this is what you mean, either. Experience has taught me that at the end, cool kindness, real physical help, being nonjudgmental, listening, doing what you can to make closure possible / prepare for what may be next are far more helpful. Cheers. ...Read more

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I'm starting to give up on getting back my life after getting nest emptied. What can I do?

I'm starting to give up on getting back my life after getting nest emptied. What can I do?

Outside activities: You developed a considerable list of skills in years of child rearing. You can look for outside activites use these and related skills by first volunteering at local charitable agencies and later using that experience to get a job using those skills. After years of family focus, you need now to focus on something outside the home. ...Read more