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Doctor insights on: My Mom Keeps Saying She Is Going To Commit Suicide What Can I Do To Help Her

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I m vry disturbed,got 2nd time failed in my CA final exm,option left with me is to commit suicide,but i love my mom, gf vry much, dnt knw what to do?

I m vry disturbed,got 2nd time failed in my CA final exm,option left with me is to commit suicide,but i love my mom, gf vry much, dnt knw what to do?

Mot worth dying: Failure in an importantly examination is very embarrassing, hurtful and disappear bring. However, it is not worth dying over, whether you have a loved one who cares about you ir not. This all or nothing tjhinking is very dangerous. Life has a lot of greys and setbacks. You need to regroup and prepare for the exam. If unable to shake the negative tjoigjts off then see a mental health professional ...Read more

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Suicide (Definition)

Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...Read more


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Is it normal for a 9 yr old to say he is going to commit suicide over not playing video games? Should he be taken serious?

Is it normal for a 9 yr old to say he is going to commit suicide over not playing video games?  Should he be taken serious?

Suicidal ideation: Children express statements that they may not mean in instances when they are prevented from desired actions or deprived of likes. You have the right to limit the time consumed for screen time (playing video games, watching tv, surfing the internet) to no more than 2 hours a day. You still have to take him seriously and provide psychological evaluation to determine his main intent - threat or not. ...Read more

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I'm going to commit suicide because i'm addicted to illegal drugs and i don't know how to tell anyone.

I'm going to commit suicide because i'm addicted to illegal drugs and i don't know how to tell anyone.

See below: National suicide prevention hotline 1-800-273-talk. If thoughts of suicide become overwhelming, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room -- they will do psych eval at the er and discuss options with you. You do have options. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mom has a migrane and i want to help her so what should I do to help?

What can I do if my mom has a migrane and i want to help her so what should I do to help?

Some solutions for M: Migraine has many solutions. But you need to go to a headache specilaist who is typically a neurologist. There are many good medicines which can stop the migraine headaches. They are called triptans(one good one is: sumatriptan). There are also medicines to prevent frequent headaches, they are called beta blockers. But you have to go to your doctor for obtaining prescription medicines for migraine. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my mom afford a dentist?

What can I do to help my mom afford a dentist?

A few thoughts..: Not sure how much care you mom needs, but you can help subsidize part of her treatment, you can help her apply for a healthcare loan, or you can bring her to a dental school or hospital residency program in your area where in exchange for her time in allowing students/residents to learn by treating her, she can have treatment at a reduced cost. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my mom who has alcoholic pancreatitis?

What can I do to help my mom who has alcoholic pancreatitis?

Support her: Ideally she will stop drinking alcohol. That is the best way to avoid future attacks. Support her in abstenance or recovery. Alanon may be a useful group for you. ...Read more

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My mom just had parotidectomy surgery, what can I do to help?

My mom just had parotidectomy surgery, what can I do to help?

Help: Just support her. Help in any way you can. Help her with any questions she may have with her doctors if necessary and inquire about what she needs to do to get better. Most patients do very well after this operation. If it is for a cancer ask about what comes next regarding any additional treatment. You know your mother better than anyone else. Do what you think you need to do. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have been having the worst and strangest dreams lately and my mom says it's anxiety, what can I do to help it?

What should I do if I have been having the worst and strangest dreams lately and my mom says it's anxiety, what can I do to help it?

There are a # of : Ways to address stress. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Mom is having pain in her back near the scapula , because of the house working what can I do to help her ? She doesn't wanna rest ... Help !

Mom is having pain in her back near the scapula , because of the house working what can I do to help her ? She doesn't wanna rest ... Help !

As above : Be more observant , proactive and try to help with home work before she does. I believe you need to communicate together and to point out to her u feeling and concern about her pain symptoms and willing to share the work load together, . ...Read more

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I think my mom is depressed. What can I do to help?

I think my mom is depressed. What can I do to help?

ENCOURAGE HELP!!: Encourage your mom to seek help. Offer to go with her. Go to her own doctor first may be easier to start there. Keep talking and listening. Give her literature on depression so she knows that she is not alone. ...Read more

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