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I've got ptsd. I don't have $ to buy my zoloft (sertraline). Been having extreme spells of shaking, anxiety, depression, etc (no suicide or harm) any tips?

I've got ptsd. I don't have $ to buy my zoloft (sertraline). Been having extreme spells of shaking, anxiety, depression, etc (no suicide or harm) any tips?

$4 genRx + talk w/MD: Tell prescribing md any barriers to care, eg cost of meds. Never change/stop rxs unless advised by md. Some pharmacies, eg target, have list of $4/month generics, incl. Some similar to zoloft, (sertraline) eg citalopram, fluoxetine. Discuss w/prescribing md to see if okay to change to a rx on a "$4 list." also, discuss and make a plan w/md/therapist(s) for how to manage/cope w/symptoms until they get better. ...Read more

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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How can most people suicide now?

How can most people suicide now?

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. ...Read more

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How many teenagers commit suicide?

Teen suicide: 6.9/100, 000 per year as of nimh statistics for ages 15-19 in 2007. Nearly five times as many boys committed suicide a compared to girls in this age range. ...Read more

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Why is it illegal to commit suicide?

Why is it illegal to commit suicide?

No....: It is not illegal to commit suicide in the usa. However, if you are considered a suicde risk or have made an attempt to take our own life you may be involuntarily admitted to a psychiatric hospital for your own safety and urgent psychiatric treatment. ...Read more

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What to do after attempting suicide?

What to do after attempting suicide?

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). ...Read more

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What are some good suicide hot lines?

What are some good suicide hot lines?

Suicide Lifeline: National suicide lifeline: 1-800-273-talk (8255). They can connect you with local resources also. You can also call 911. At 15, you can reach out to a parent also! please use at least 1 of these options. ...Read more

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What's the best way to commit suicide?

What's the best way to commit suicide?

GET HELP NOW: Rifkah, your asking this question sounds like you're thinking of killing yourself. Please call your psychiatrist! or, call the national suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-talk (8255). ...Read more

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What are the warning sides of suicide?

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. ...Read more

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I want to suicide! fast and easy way! ?

I want to suicide! fast and easy way! ?

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. ...Read more

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