It is not uncommon for people to have thoughts of suicide when they are in a great deal of emotional pain. Suicide can seem like the only way out of what feels like a hopeless situation, and reaching out for help can be difficult, especially when you are struggling. However, caring and effective help is available. Talk to a friend, family member, clergy member, teacher, professor or your doctor. You can also seek out the help of a counselor right here at Lakeland or a trained crisis hotline worker. Treatment for depression and other mental health conditions works. Counseling and/or medication are effective. If you have tried these in the past and they didn't help, try again. Sometimes it can take more than one try to find the right approach for you.
The following mobile apps are also available for help with:
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)