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Gone off the deep end since College: 10/31/2017 01:32:02

Level 48
Since starting college my psychological state has deteriorated and I am now contemplating suicide more than usual (every minute instead of every hour now).

You either become a normie here, or you suffer.
Gone off the deep end since College: 10/31/2017 13:34:22

Level 56
How to avoid suicide:

1. Find something worth accomplishing
2. Accomplish it.

It can be anything. Grades, a girlfriend, finish reading a book you wanted to read. Don't over-complicate it.
The idea is to give your life meaning and success.

If you don't have any motivation then start with small things that make you mad. Surely, you have pet peeves. Anger can break the inertia.

A person in despair tends to stay in despair. A person in good spirits tends to stay in good spirits.
Gone off the deep end since College: 10/31/2017 14:56:27

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Level 61
Feels bad man

- downvoted post by {Canidae} Kretoma
Gone off the deep end since College: 10/31/2017 17:11:07

Level 59
^Living in a free speech world gives you either the option to try convincing people that they're wrong or live knowing that almost everyone will never agree with you in all issues, if you'd rather see people you disagree with dead just because they disagree with you, that's when you lose all humanity you could claim to have.

@Wulfhere, fight with all you can those suicide desires, find something worth living for, something that gives you something to wake up every morning and sleep at night thinking on. Maybe join some caritative association, join a sports team, find some hobby, or maybe even leave college, travel arround the big world we have and try to spread good. Do whatever the hell you want of your life!

But at the end, please just don't do anything stupid. Life is too much of a gift for you to give it up so young.
Gone off the deep end since College: 10/31/2017 18:04:42

Level 59
This helped me, might help you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEo_8lsEUB0
Gone off the deep end since College: 11/1/2017 04:06:42

Level 50
Anybody who expresses suicidal thoughts or intentions should be taken very seriously.

That is what the folks who are medical professionals say. They are right. It is not good that you are dwelling on suicide. And it makes me unhappy to hear that you are so troubled.

There are some practical points to consider. I hope that you have someone that you can confide in. It is good that you are sharing with us on the forum but talking with someone face to face would be better.

One group of people that you can reach out to are priests. I am a Catholic and I know that if you call up a Catholic parish and ask to speak to a priest they will arrange to do so. You don't have to be a Catholic, or a Christian, you don't even have to believe in God. There is an advantage in that if you speak to these men within the context of confession their confidentiality is absolute. You may tell a priest anything within that context and they may never tell another living person under any circumstance. There are no exceptions. You could tell them you had murdered someone and they would not tell a soul. It is highly probable that they wouldn't grant you absolution, but the fact remains that these are people you can safely speak to.

You could call a suicide help line. They are there to help, and are said to be confidential. It is my understanding that they will not take any action unless you ask them to.

800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433) or 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)

It is worth knowing that if you meet with a social worker, psychologist, or medical doctor, and tell them you are contemplating suicide they may have a legal obligation to take action, this might include having you temporarily committed to a psychiatric hospital.

In most USA jurisdictions, psychotherapists (at least the licensed ones) are mandated by state law to report certain behaviors to responsible authorities (e.g., the police, physicians, etc.). The exact definition of what is reportable varies from state to state, but generally has to do with the state’s desire to prevent people from harming themselves or others.

Also, if you have a friend amongst the faculty of your school they may give you advice on changing your area of study, if this has anything to do with your current predicament.

There are some areas of study which, depending on your temperament, can be a comfort. When my parents were ill I took comfort from studying mathematics. The very abstraction and the lack of any ambiguity of mathematics was, for me at least, comforting. Mathematics is not open to much in the way of interpretation. It does not care what your politics are. It does not care if you are young or old, sane or mad, kind or cruel, it only asks, "is it correct?"

If you wish to, you're welcome to contact me.

Do not harm yourself.
Gone off the deep end since College: 11/1/2017 12:42:39

Level 48
I was raised Catholic.
Gone off the deep end since College: 11/2/2017 15:54:24

Level 48
>look for neoractionaries

they don't really exist on campus or in this town
Gone off the deep end since College: 11/2/2017 17:24:03

Leibstandarte (Vengeance)
Level 45
If you have whatsapp we can talk.
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