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What happens when you go to the hospital because you are feeling suicidal and feeling unsafe how long can will the hospital keep you for?

What happens when you go to the hospital because you are feeling suicidal and feeling unsafe how long can will the hospital keep you for?

Safety and support: In every hospital I've seen, you'd be provided w/ safety and they'd try to understand and offer support. The length of staysnow are very short compared to long ago — hopefully once you feel stable they'll provide referrals. Seek therapy in addition to pills — it makes a BIG difference! Please do go — safety is important. I'm glad you asked. ...Read more

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Rapid changing mood shifts associated with feeling empty, angry,suicidal, or feeling nothing is real.Also, paranoia, identity confusion, changing views?

Rapid changing mood shifts associated with feeling empty, angry,suicidal, or feeling nothing is real.Also, paranoia, identity confusion, changing views?

Get help now.: It sounds like you are having some very troubling symptoms. I am most concerned about suicidal thinking. Remember, things can and do get better, but ONLY if you are breathing. Go see your doctor, or go to the nearest emergency room for an evaluation. You need to get this sorted out quickly, so things get better for you. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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I'm feeling suicidal?

I'm feeling suicidal?

What to do.: 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. I am glad that you wrote in. ...Read more

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What do you do to stop feeling suicidal?

What do you do to stop feeling suicidal?

See below: Find a psychotherapist where you can create a crisis plan for when symptoms return. Discuss what trigger your suicidal thoughts. Consider meds if there's a need.
The national suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255): you can also call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room if feelings of suicidality are hard to control. ...Read more

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If I am feeling suicidal what should I do?

If I am feeling suicidal what should I do?

Get help: Call 911. Call your family doctor. Call the national suicide hotline. Call your county's crisis line. There are caring, concerned professionals ready to be of assistance. If the phone calling seems too hard, then get yourself to the local hospital. ...Read more

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What can you do if you are feeling suicidal?

What can you do if you are feeling suicidal?

If you feel suicidal: Even a bit, you should reach out and get help from a therapist. You do not have to wait until you feel worse, speaking with someone will help you uncover why you feel so bad and help you find ways to overcome whatever challenges are bringing you down. You may need medication or psychotherapy may be enough. Get some help and let us know how it goes, your experience may help someone else. ...Read more

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What should I do when I am feeling suicidal?

Tell someone: Tell someone you trust right away and ask them to help you go to a doctor. Don't try to wait for it to get better on its own. ...Read more

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What do they do when you are feeling suicidal?

What do they do when you are feeling suicidal?

Talk to you: The doctor will talk to you to see how bad you are feeling and if there is any other reason besides depression that could cause you to feel that way. They will see if you are safe to go home or need to be admitted to the hospital so you can continue to talk to a counsellor and maybe even start medicine. ...Read more

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How can I help a person who's feeling suicidal?

How can I help a person who's feeling suicidal?

See below: National suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255): talk to your friend about your concerns. Take her to the nearest emergency room or dial 911. ...Read more

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What is the best helpline when feeling suicidal?

See below: Don't know about the best one, but this is the national suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255): you can also call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling suicidal, please help me?

Suicidal thoughts: If you are having active thoughts about killing yourself with plan or intent 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 suicide thoughts are not accompanied by plan or intent > ...Read more

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What is the best online help when feeling suicidal?

Not a competition: Phone hotlines and onllne services for suicidal individuals may help a smal subset of people, but those who are committed to killing themself are, unfortunately, much less likely to use them than those who distraught and have thoughts of self-harm but little to no intent. Since suicide typically is a highly impulsive act, anything that delays the person decreases the likelihood of an attempt. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Feeling suicidal?

Feeling suicidal: Feeling suicidal is when someone has thoughts, desires/ urges to take their own life or to take an action that would cause their death (like suicide by cop). ...Read more

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My friend says she is feeling suicidal. How can I help her?

See below: National suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255): talk to your friend about your concerns. Take her to the nearest emergency room or dial 911. ...Read more

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I'm feeling suicidal and don't know what to do. Please help!?

I'm feeling suicidal and don't know what to do. Please help!?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services ; they can provide transport. You can call the national suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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How can I deal with the feelings of shame and feeling suicidal?

How can I deal with the feelings of shame and feeling suicidal?

Shame: Shame is just about the darkest emotion people can face. It presupposes that there's an audience to our alleged wrongdoings, and that devastating judgement will be passed. Something to remember is that everyone has something they feel ashamed about; it's inescapable. Find a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Getting it off one's chest in a safe, nonjudgmental place is the first step. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling suicidal sometimes and I don't know why?

What to do if I am feeling suicidal sometimes and I don't know why?

If you feel suicidal: Even a bit, you should reach out and get help from a therapist. You do not have to wait until you feel worse, speaking with someone will help you uncover why you feel so bad and help you find ways to overcome whatever challenges are bringing you down. You may need medication or psychotherapy may be enough. Get some help and let us know how it goes, your experience may help someone else. ...Read more

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I have a friend who is feeling suicidal. What can I tell her to do?

I have a friend who is feeling suicidal. What can I tell her to do?

Professional help: Anyone who is feeling suicidal should get professional help. If she is feeling desperate, scared or out-of-control, call 911 or a suicide-prevention hotline right away. If this is something that's been going on for a while and she is able to promise that she won't try to hurt herself right now, someone should stay with her to watch and support her until she can see a dr or therapist within 24 hrs. ...Read more

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Please let me know who can I go to get help with feeling suicidal?

Please let me know who can I go to get help with feeling suicidal?

If you have thoughts: Of death without plan or intent to carry it out — please get help from a psychologist or psychiatrist. If you feel despair and are you are having acute thoughts about killing yourself, 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). ...Read more

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