People turn to suicide when the emotional pain overwhelms their coping resources. Suicide is felt most often when people are in the depths of depression, a common but treatable mental health concern.
Thoughts of suicide don’t always make sense to others in a person’s life. They don’t even always make sense to the person who’s having them. The sense of hopelessness, of being so overwhelmed by life, of despair that is so deep and never-ending, that it’s hard to understand unless you’ve experienced it yourself. Thoughts of suicide can be overpowering and all-encompassing. That’s what makes them so dangerous.
There is help for suicide — right now.
Why get help? Because suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Most people who try to end their own lives and don’t succeed later look back at their attempt as being at the very bottom of a deep, dark hole. In retrospect, most people are glad they were not successful. Although I know it’s hard for you to see any hope or way out, please believe me when I say that there is always a way…