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What Are The Ways One Can Commit Suicide Painlessly If Terminally Ill
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
Is 90 mg (w/ crown royal) of clonazepam enough to overdose a 260 lb woman? My mum is trying to commit suicide again and i can't get help, because if I do no one will take care of me and my two younger brothers. I have her sleeping, her air ways are clear,
CALL : Call 911 ! if i knew where you were, i would have called them by now myself! your mum is at severe, extreme risk of death - especially if she falls asleep ! please do not hesitate any longer ! the most common cause of death in that kind of overdose is the person falls asleep and stops breathing - game over ! she is also at extreme risk of vomitting in her sleep, and choking to death on the vomit ! do you really want your mum to die that way, right in front of your eyes ?!? Please, call 911 now ! if you need help caring for your self and your brothers, the social worker at the hospital can help you with that. Having survived an overdose before does not mean she wont die this time ! she is at extremely high risk of death ! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stages of grief when dealing with a suicude of a loved one ? My best friends husband commited suicide on 10/1/12. She's shutting me out per say.
Grief stages: The kübler-ross model, commonly known as the five stages of grief, includes denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. This applies to suicides as well as other types of loss. But people vary: these stages don't always happen, or happen in this order. Be available (but not intrusive) to your friend. Grief counseling may help if she's open to it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recently had a family member commit suicide by shooting himself in the temple. Was death quick and painless?
Assisted suicide: Not here, no.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prescribed one 40mg per day. I started taking two per day w/o dr. Permission. Now, i'm thinking three a day. Suicide thoughts reoccurring?
STOP: I'm assuming you are talking about increasing on your own anti-depressants you should never do, the resulting symptoms of suicide often times is from an adverse effect from the drug, never increase any drug on your own go back to taking your normal prescribed dose and talk with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common after a death of a loved one (spouse) from suicide to continue to have nightmares several months later pop up?
GRIEF REACTION: It is a sign of grieving and loss compounded by the traumatic circumstances. Not knowing the details to elaborate, it sounds like a more serious pathological grief reaction with associated ptsd. The nightmares suggest this more complicated situation. Talk to your md and request a referral to a psychiatrist for an evaluation. You need not suffer. I'm sorry for your loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Expert opinion - should overdosing on pain relievers make someone feel no pain when committing suicide?
Why do we try so hard to prevent suicide? We all die eventually and no one should be forced to live.
Suicide: Suicide is often the cause of depression and other brain illnesses. Suicide causes the obvious loss of life, and also creates suffering, guilt, and sadness among those 'left behind'. It is not about forcing one to live, it is about treating an illness that makes individuals think of suicide. Suicide is harmful for the person that attempts or commits suicide and everyone who knows them. ...Read more
One of my classmates committed suicide. If the web says that 97% of suicide attempts fail, how was he able to get it right on the first try?
Lethality of attempt: Per your statistics, 3% succeed, and unfortunately your friend was one of those. Suicide attempts vary widely in both lethal intent and lethality of method. Overdoses with some pills may cause only prolonged sleep, while overdoses with others (especially if mixed with alcohol) are rapidly fatal. Jumping, firearms, and hanging are highly lethal methods, more likely to succeed on the first try. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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