Over the last couple of years I have written a lot about suicide. It’s a big topic and one of great importance to the mental illness community and, I believe, society at large. As today is World Suicide Prevention Day I wanted to present a round-up of all the suicide and suicide attempt resources I have written over the years. Please use these to help others or help yourself. Not one more person ever needs to die of suicide. Suicide Prevention Why Should I Continue to Fight the Pain of Depression? Suicide Warning Signs You Should Know – Part One and Part Two What to Do if You Start to Feel Suicidal Some People Will Commit Suicide No Matter What You Do? Thinking About Suicide Suicide Self-Assessment Scale – How Suicidal Are You? Suicide and Depression – Is This Depression the Last Depression? Why Doctors Ask (Dumb) Questions about Suicide Suicide Threats What to Do if a Person Threatens Suicide on Facebook Suicide Resources on Facebook Why Do People Ignore Suicide Threats Online? Are Suicide Threats Just a Cry for Attention? Why Do People Threaten Suicide Online? Suicide Attempts People Who Attempt Suicide Don’t Want to Die To the Mentally Ill Who Attempt Suicide No Hospitalization After a Suicide Attempt? What to do if You’ve Just Attempted Suicide For Loved Ones After a Suicide Attempt
Being diagnosed with bipolar disorder is hard. In fact, being diagnosed with bipolar disorder feels like a death. Learn about dealing with a bipolar diagnosis.
Some claim mental illness doesn’t exist as they feel there are no adequate medical tests. Discussed are biological, testable indicators of depression. Breaking Bipolar blog.
Some claim depression and mental illness don’t exist and there’s no scientific evidence for depression. I discuss evidence of biological reasons for depression. Bipolar Burble by Natasha Tracy.
Bipolar attacks the brain but the brain is not you, your mind is. For mental illness, it’s important to understand the difference between the brain and mind.
Acceptance of a serious mental illness diagnosis takes time. The process of acceptance of bipolar disorder is similar to grieving. Bipolar Burble blog.
When we’re depressed, we often feel guilty and bad about feeling bad. We need to fight this feeling in order to fight depression. Bipolar Burble blog.