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Suicide Made Easy
There is hope: - even if it doesn't seem that way right now. With help may come hope. Please be 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.See 3 more doctor answers
Call 911: Any answer to this question provided here must include the recommendation to call 911, call a healthcare provider if you have one, or go to emergency room. People may rarely, occasionally, or frequently think about death, or want to end their lives without a serious plan or intent to do so. This question is an active search for a plan which may mean imminent harm. Call 911 or someone ASAP.
Yes: Yes. Don't let yourself think that way. As humans, we have weaknesses, but we have to forgive ourselves. It is easy to develop depression and beliefs that stop us from adapting. But you don't have to think that way. You can retrain yourself to appreciate and enjoy life. Read about cognitive behavioral therapy. I want you to believe you can get better. And visit a physician who will help you.
Is it possible for a person to die due to alleged suicide using a small rope made of plastic tying straw?
Many: There are many ways, some of which are unusual for people to die. If someone is feeling suicidal, there is always help out there and available. All you have to do is ask for it. See a psychiatrist or your physician who can guide you and point you in the right direction to get help.See 1 more doctor answer
If someone attempted suicide by cop (failed) & made sure not to cause no harm to others. Would they be institutionalized psych or locked up in prison?
Hopefully psyche but: Would keep eye on them long term as potentially danger to self & others
I am very suicidal. I have acsess to things to do it. Don't think I would accept any help. What should I do? I have already made plans 2 commit suicide
Seek help now: Get help immediately before you hurt yourself! Call for an ambulance and go to the er.
What are you asking?: As a pathologist who has seen so much of this, I want to urge you to think instead, "How can I make my own life enjoyable, and help others to do the same? " Your physician can help you find resources to escape from abusive / impossible situations, learn new skills and find real warmth and love.
Sx awareness: Work with your therapist and psychiatrist on sx awareness and monitoring as well as triggers for your depression and suicidal thoughts. Work on a plan of action now for the time when crisis does return -- help you be better prepared. Focus on the things that work for you right now and embrace the positive experiences around you, however small they might seem. 1-800-273-talk (8255).See 1 more doctor answer
Hopelessness: Sadness, isolation, recent crisis, giving important personal things away, talk or threats of suicide, not eating or taking care of oneself. If you or someone you know is thinking or talking about suicide, please call the crisis call center at 1-800-273-8255 or text ctl to 741741. You can also call 911.See 1 more doctor answer
Suicidal thoughts: Get help immediately if you have suicidal thoughts. You can call your own physician or therapist, or go to an er. You can call 911. You can also call the suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If you've been depressed there is certainly help for you. You may need inpatient hospitalization first, followed by ongoing outpatient treatment thereafter. Psychiatrists and psychologists can help.See 1 more doctor answer
That really depends: Someone who talks about suicide when intoxicated may need to sober up. Someone dealing with an acute problem, may need to see that there are other solutions besides suicide. Someone who is despondent, has lost hope & is chronically suicidal - may need much more time. There is no one-size fits all answer. It all depends on the person & where they are at.
Imagination: Being an intelligent and creative human being (with enough time to ponder) you will think about all sorts of things and theoretical possibilities. This is not a problem by itself. These thoughts become problematic when they begin interfering with your life in some way or if you intend to commit suicide. There's no need to be afraid of our own thoughts--we can always change the channel.