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More than 50 percent of people will experience some form of suicidal thoughts in their lifetime, according to Ashley Boynton, Ph. There's a difference, though, between having brief flashes of ending your life, and ruminating about it constantly and forming a plan, says Neeraj Gandotra, M. While the former is normal although disturbing , the latter means you should seek help immediately , he says.
How To Deal With Suicidal Thoughts—From 7 Women Who’ve Been There
I almost killed myself last year. The first time it occurred to me to end my life I was in the middle of the red sands of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia, living my dream of witnessing African wildlife in their natural habitat. I rented a camper truck with an axe and a shovel attached to it, and I looked like a bonafide badass. But instead of getting stoked about seeing lions and cheetahs, I was consumed with thoughts of finding relief from the burden of being alive—some way to opt out of coping with all that I could not—as I felt my life had no value. Last week we learned Anthony Bourdain took his own life at
For the past year, I have felt regular thoughts of killing myself. Usually with a gun. In the past 2 weeks there is nothing else I can think about. I have still managed to arrive at work I am a highly skilled professional and calling in sick is not an option. I have barely been able to take care of my kids and home and animals. I will loose my job and my professional license if I seek help for depression. I have never been a believer in antidepressants as exercise, good eating, physical activity and proper nutrient balance and a low weight usually solve many of the depressive issues.
If you experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. For others, it might be a persistent but passing thought.
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Talking about suicide can be a scary subject. But the more people are willing to talk with a friend or family member about suicidal thoughts, the more likely they can help someone take positive steps towards healing. Many people assume that if you ask someone if they have suicidal thoughts, that you can put the idea into their head. This is a myth, and mental health professionals encourage people to ask important questions and gather facts to help someone who is depressed or feels hopeless. When someone is contemplating suicide, their words and actions can give you clues that they are at risk for hurting themselves.