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SuppleMENTAL Information on Suicide: Are Our Genes Suicidal

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Caption: Do You Have A Pair Of Suicidal Genes?

Suicide Holiday|Suicide Ideation|Suicidal thoughts |Suicide Genes
If you need to talk to someone now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and
you’ll be connected with a trained counselor. They can also connect you to mental health services in your area.  The line is available 24/7 and is for people in crisis and those who support people in crisis.

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Suicide: Treatment for Suicidal Thoughts

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Chato Stewart: “I MEANT Business Plan!”Mental Health Tech: T-shirt [psych ward] (door Psychiatrist Office)Caption: NOTE to self: Listen to the whole question before I answer (my therapist).When you tell your doctor you have a plan, make sure he knows it not a suicide plan! Suicide Holiday|Suicide Ideation|Suicidal thoughts |Suicide GenesIf you need to talk to someone now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and you’ll be connected with a trained counselor. They can also connect you to mental health services in your area.  The line is available 24/7 and is for people in crisis and those who support people in crisis.(Chato Says: One thing I believe most of us peers fear is going back into full-time treatment/hospital/relapse…So I understand when the peer below says “without risking the hospital.”  He’s talking about not saying the wrong thing to this doctor/therapist that would trigger a quick visit to the Psych Ward (as in the above cartoon).  By-the-way: BTW:  this  Mental Health Humor Cartoon was drawn in 2008, not long after I  got out of the hospital. It was art imitates life with my then Med Manager (who was always pressing me about my  thoughts of suicide/suicidal ideation.)

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Suicide: Ideation Happens – HOW TO DEAL

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Caption: Suicide: Ideation Happens

Suicide Holiday|Suicide Ideation|Suicidal thoughts |Suicide Genes

If you need to talk to someone now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and you’ll be connected with a trained counselor. They can also connect you to mental health services in your area. The line is available 24/7 and is for people in crisis and those who support people in crisis.
Suicide Ideation Happens
Before I got help in 2003 and even for many years after, I dealt with the overwhelming desire to die – it was not just the lack of self-esteem, self-loathing and shame and total hate I had for myself – because times were good – in fact: when times were great and my life was good…my mind kept telling me to die. I dealt with suicidal ideation for over 30 years off and on. I am HAPPY! I’m a complete failure at suicide.


Suicide: More Common During The Christmas Holiday Fact or Myth?

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Medication Bottles: [Paxil: Hugging, partying, having fun]
Medication Bottle Latuda: I HATE the Holidays!
Caption: Doomsday Preppers Survival kit for the Holidays

Suicide Holiday|Suicide Ideation|Suicidal thoughts |Suicide Genes

Whether or not suicide is more common during the Christmas holiday is Fact or Myth…one thing WE
ALL MUST NOT LOSE FOCUS ON the FACTS
– In the U.S, the CDC reports suicide mortality every 12.9
minutes. If you need to talk to someone now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and you’ll be connected with a trained counselor. They can also connect you to
mental health services in your area. The line is available 24/7 and is for people in crisis and
those who support people in crisis.

What is One Sure Thing Celebrating The Holidays Will Do?
The holiday(s) stress(es) can be overwhelming, depressing and out right lonely…Buying gifts, dealing with long lines, and some not-so-joyful souls can really get you down.  Having to be with family or not having family to be with, for others, can be a trigger.


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