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How can I get over this suicidal feeling and nausea? I do not drink daily,but binge drink at times when nervous.I have had a year of counseling.

How can I get over this suicidal feeling and nausea? I do not drink daily,but binge drink at times when nervous.I have had  a year of counseling.

Abstain from alcohol: If there is danger of a suicide, call 911 or get to an ER immediately. Many people self medicate with alcohol for anxiety and/or depression. There are many more effective treatments without the dangers of binge drinking (such as worsening sx). Outpatient counseling sounds as if it has been inadequate for you. Consider more intensive treatment such as partial hospitalization or inpatient care. ...Read more

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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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What to do if I am feeling suicidal and I don't want to live anymore?

What to do if I am feeling suicidal and I don't want to live anymore?

Get help ASAP: Call a hotline or go to an ER and tell them that you feel suicidal. They will help decide if you need to be hospitalized or can start outpatient psychotherapy. Individual therapy can help you sort out and find different ways to handle whatever is making you so depressed. Things can get better with help. Good luck and let us know how it goes. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling suicidal, but I'm too afraid to tell anyone?

Please go to ER: Your mind may tell you think that are not correct, especially when it is sick. Among these irrational messages may be that suicide is a healthy solution for life problems, or that one shouldn't tell anyone when in need of help with such thoughts. At 49, you're in charge of whether you reach out for help or not -- and you've said something here. It's saturday. Please be evaluated in an er, asap! ...Read more

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I am wondering what help is available to those who are feeling suicidal?

I am wondering what help is available to those who are feeling suicidal?

Lots of help!: If feeling suicidal, you can go to an er, call 911, call your own doctor or the one on call for him/her, or call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-talk (8255). Sometimes inpatient psychiatric treatment is needed for a time, followed by outpatient treatment which may include both medications and psychotherapy as needed. There is hope, so please get help! ...Read more

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How to know if I suffer from psychsosis? I need help, feeling suicidal.?

How to know if I suffer from psychsosis? I need help, feeling suicidal.?

Reach out : Call a hotline, or go to an emergency room. Speak to a professional. A psychiatrist can evaluate whether you need medication for relief of the anxiety. A psychologist can teach you techniques to reduce anxiety. You do not have to live feeling do badly, get help and life will feel better. ...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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I keep feeling suicidal, but worried that one day I will lose all will to live?

I keep feeling suicidal, but worried that one day I will lose all will to live?

Seek help now: Ask for help now find a mental health care provider to help you cope with your feelings. Consider medication regimen. Establish self-care and stress management routine (exercise, taking time for yourself, balanced nutrition, sleep hygiene). Also, create a coping card with things to do and people to contact when things become overwhelming national suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255). ...Read more

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I’ve gone from feeling really down last night to feeling suicidal today. What should I do??

I’ve gone from feeling really down last night to feeling suicidal today. What should I do??

Visit the Dr or E.R.: A person who has suicidal ideations (thoughts or plans), gestures, or attempts needs evaluation and treatment right away. The recommended way to get treatment is to visit an emergency room, by ambulance or by having a companion drive. In the US, the emergency phone number for an ambulance is 911. One can also find suicide prevention hotline numbers online, for his or her local area. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling suicidal all the time, and I have close to ending my life. What should I do?

What to do if I am feeling suicidal all the time, and I have close to ending my life. What should I do?

Whenever you're: Having thoughts of suicide or harming yourself,
you need to go to the emergency room, immediately.

You can find help there.

Good luck, and stay safe! ...Read more

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Is there a link between feeling suicidal and psychotic?

Is there a link between feeling suicidal and psychotic?

Not really: Psychosis has to do with impaired reality testing--hearing voices, seeing things that aren't there, believing things that objectively cannot be. Psychotic individuals certainly can be suicidal, including having voices telling them to kill themselves. However, most people who are suicidal are not psychotic; they just believe that life is no longer worth living, usually because of life stressors. ...Read more

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