Suicide Prevention Week on September, 2023: Suicide Prevention?
Suicide Prevention Week 2023. Suicide Prevention National Suicide Prevention
I don’t think getting someone to help an individual to change their mind is suicide prevention. It’s just delayed till the next time it all comes apart and they will be back at it straight as an arrow. I know because this is my life. I was ready again last night, I got organised, updated the notes for my children and started down my chosen path. While in progress some people showed up and interrupted me. They had the yaks, they were feeling down and came to me to lift them up. So I put myself on hold, and tried to help them, it was so late when they left I was falling asleep.
So I am here to fight the fight another day. Not because someone has changed my mind, that’s just not possible, but by showing up, by wanting my participation in life. Even if it just is my sage advice to overcome their issues. There must be an oxymoron in that somewhere I am sure.
They don’t know my history, no one who knows me really, or knows my history; I keep it well hidden behind half truths and obfuscation. That’s always been part of my survival strategy. It got me through childhood and my teens and became part of me.
People don’t want to know, and I don’t blame them. If you can get people to want to know from an individual what drives them to suicide, then you may be on a path to suicide prevention, all though I don’t think so.
I am convinced sharing what happened, in any detail, will not unmake the damage done, so unless you know how to unmake that damage, then maybe there is no prevention. Just delay, so may be that should be your strategy, suicide delay, not prevention. I will try again, this week or next or when ever, that is a certainty. I have been sprung when I was 12 and 17, hospitalised on subsequent failed attempts and kept it very quiet. They simply taught me the correct dosages and the need for rapid consumption before the effects etc. start. It will happen and then for the first time in my life I will taste from the fruit of peace.
Good luck in your endeavours.
Fight the fight, be safe, be sage.
What are some suicide prevention hotlines?
National Suicide Hotlines USA
United States of America
Toll-Free / 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
What if the Hotline Phone Number
for my local area is no good ??
Call 1-800-SUICIDE / 1-800-784-2433
Call 1-800-273-TALK / 1-800-273-8255
Call numbers in your state, even if they are outside your city or county.
Some of the 800, 888, or 877 numbers are toll-free in the entire state.
Visit the USA National page of this site for toll free National hotlines.
Call 411 and ask for:
Dial 0 and ask for:
Check the FRONT of the phone book for:
hotlines - crisis or suicide
community crisis center
county mental health center
hospital mental health clinic
Or. call 911 and ask for help. Tell them you are in suicidal danger
suicide prevention struggle?
This is sad because I know how it feels to struggle with suicide..
What I was diagnosed with was being clinically depressed & I being bi polar. They put me on Prozac. It takes up to 6 weeks to "kick in" but it helps a lot with those feelings. It doesn't make the sadness go away, you're still going to be sad. But it's depression meds, talk to you doctor about any kind of medicine that would help you. You don't think it's going to help, but it does.
If you don't want to take medicine for this though, realize that suicide is not the answer. I understand you're hurt. You believe that no one can ever possibly feel this hurt over someone, because I know I've thought that. And it's not true. You were in love with her. we've all lost someone we were in love with. And it sucks, but you have to bring yourself out of that suicidal state. Spend time with friends, cut off all connection with this person you were in love with, eventually the hurt fades. You'll never forget, but it gets a lot easier to deal with.