Are you Depressed?
Depression is a serious Mental Illness that is often overlooked.
Depression impacts our relationships, our parenting, our performance and our perception of self.
Millions of people go through their daily lives suffering from Depression without treatment.
Sometimes depression can even lead to suicide.
30,000 Americans die from suicide every year!
If you or someone you know suffers from depression and has suicidal thoughts
don't hesitate to get help!
Suicide is preventable!
You are not alone!
If you need help for yourself or someone else
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
You aren't alone.
No matter who you are or what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer.
We want to help you find hope.
What Are The Warning Signs For Suicide?
The following signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. The risk of suicide is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these signs, seek help as soon as possible by calling the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself.
- Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun.
- Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
- Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
- Talking about being a burden to others.
- Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
- Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
- Sleeping too little or too much.
- Withdrawing or feeling isolated.
- Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
- Displaying extreme mood swings.
Find a Therapist or Support Group
Speaking to a therapist or attending a support group can help you work through your grief and improve your overall mental health. The following resources can help you find a psychologist, psychiatrist or support group near you.
Create a Safety Plan
Having a plan in place that can help guide you through difficult moments can make a difference and keep you safe.
Watch Stories of Hope and Recovery
Told through the voices of these individuals, their families, and the professionals in their support network, each inspiring story recounts one person's journey from a suicide attempt to the life of hope and recovery he/she is leading today.