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What are the ways one can commit suicide painlessly if terminally ill.?

What are the ways one can commit suicide painlessly if terminally ill.?

State laws: Some states, notably oregon and washington have laws on physician assisted suicide. Healthtap is not a proper forum to dispense advice on this topic. ...Read more

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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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,

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 more

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What is a quick and painless way to commit suicide?

What is a quick and painless way to commit suicide?

Situations do differ: Assisted-dying is not illegal in about 5 states in the U.S., so if an adult there has a terminal illness, or is in a comparably bad situation, she has the right as a free American to choose her own destiny. However, many people become suicidal for other reasons, which are often temporary (breaking up with a loved one, loss of a job, etc...), so calling 911 to save them gives them a second chance. ...Read more

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Recently had a family member commit suicide by shooting himself in the temple. Was death quick and painless?

Recently had a family member commit suicide by shooting himself in the temple.  Was death quick and painless?

So sorry for the: trauma you and your family are going through. Almost certainly it was a quick and painless death. If you need a little emotional support consider a few sessions w/a grief counselor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do we try so hard to prevent suicide? We all die eventually and no one should be forced to live.

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

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Expert opinion - should overdosing on pain relievers make someone feel no pain when committing suicide?

Expert opinion - should overdosing on pain relievers make someone feel no pain when committing suicide?

Despair : The patient who commits suicide is in a lot of pain and despair in many ways. Neurotransmitters are severely out of balance and narcotics and other antidepressive medications can actually drive people to suicide. . If someone is suicidal , get them to help fast. ...Read more

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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 more

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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 more

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