Depression (And Suicide)

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Depression (And Suicide)

This is something we all face in this life.  We get lonely.  We are disappointed.  We fail.  Sometimes others fail us.  What do you do when you are  truly depressed?  What if it goes on a long time?  Ever considered suicide?  It happens all the time.

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The Ethics of Suicide

Started by KermitKebab. Last reply by Persona non Grata Mar 29. 8 Replies

Originally I started a discussion about Death (Watching Death) and that is still open.  Then D.J. Munson started a discussion about Physician Assisted Suicide.  Essentially both discussions are very…Continue

Tags: death, life, emotion(s), depression, ethics

Option and access to painless suicide as a means to warding off depression and catastrophizing.

Started by Saagar Singh Sachdev. Last reply by Persona non Grata Mar 28. 11 Replies

Yes, there are genetic markers to being susceptible to depression. Most depression and catastrophizing is generally related to failed future scenarios. Most of us do not take risks because risks…Continue

Coping Skills

Started by Lucas Emmett. Last reply by Christopher Putnam Sep 30, 2013. 3 Replies

would anyone like to share their coping skills/ tips? crafts have always been my thing, im very good at that. i started with basket making when i was in a rehab program a few years ago. when ever…Continue

Tags: coping skills, depression

Good for whatever ails ya

Started by KermitKebab. Last reply by TKM Sep 16, 2013. 2 Replies

They used to say that about cod liver oil.  A spoonful a day.  No matter what. These days it seems that everybody is taking anti-depressants (usually SSRI's - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)…Continue

Tags: side-effects, impotence, medication, depression, anti-depressants

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Comment by Larry on December 1, 2015 at 6:13pm

Hello, brothers!  The holidays are a hard time, for some people.  Please send me a PM, If you get to feeling really bad, and especially if you are considering suicide!  Talk to me, or someone, first!  I love you!

Comment by Max Z on September 9, 2015 at 3:26pm

Sometimes I hurt without wanting to do it. It just makes me feel like shit.

Comment by John Ware on April 23, 2015 at 6:35am

live in a state and area where heath care and mental Health care is very poor at best. I have no one and my health i seriously bad. I feel like ending all. I been praying and looking for that better day for 20 years. Am I the only man that feels this way with poor health?

Comment by Larry on September 16, 2013 at 8:56pm

Thanks, Daniel!  I'm walking in freedom from depression, because of what God has done!

Comment by Daniel Fallin on September 16, 2013 at 8:31pm
Larry et al. I also know what it's like to have seen suicide as the only way out. I'm so glad that I didn't act on those thoughts. I'm here for anyone who needs to talk it over. I thank god daily that I'm still here and enjoying my life with my family and fiancé. Anyone, any time feel free to contact me.
Comment by Larry on June 28, 2013 at 12:55am

Michael, I can only imagine how hard it must be.  I don't pretend to know exactly how it is, because I don't know.  But I do encourage you to get in touch with your boss, ASAP,  and talk to him or her.  Go to the site William recommended.  As hard as it might be, do it.

Comment by William W. How on June 27, 2013 at 5:22pm

Michael, I'll just repeat my www.nami.org mantra. They'll tell you how to explain your situation to your boss. Be aware that medically-diagnosed depression is a disability and has protections under various laws. NAMI will also tell you about treatment options, causes, etc.

Comment by Michael B Morton on June 27, 2013 at 4:57pm
ive been dealing with depression for the past four years since my dad passed away and ive had a bad couple of days i havent been to work or even called ive been doing alot of reading and thinking alot about the reasons im like this and i am coming to terms with it but its hard to get past this for some reason now i dont know what to say to my boss i hope i still have a job any advice?
Comment by Larry on June 27, 2013 at 12:58pm

Hello, everyone!  Just wanted to take a minute to let everyone know that I love them.  I know what it is to sincerely believe that suicide is the only rational choice that one has, and is the only option available that would end one's pain and suffering. 

I love you all! 

I'm here for you, if you want to talk.  I'm not a professional counselor.  But I love you!

Comment by Larry on November 24, 2012 at 7:52pm

You're going to make it, Eric! 

 

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