Suicidal Thoughts

The Woman who Lived in a Tipi

The Woman who Lived in a Tipi

One night, a friend unexpectedly came to my house very late.  Only after we had chatted for 15 minutes did she roll up her sleeve and show me why.  Her wrist was bleeding.  I rushed her to the hospital and struggled not to faint as doctors stitched up what she had cut with a razor. […]

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Will I Be Committed to a Mental Hospital if I Tell a Therapist about my Suicidal Thoughts?

Will I Be Committed to a Mental Hospital if I Tell a Therapist about my Suicidal Thoughts?

You may be considering suicide and yet not want to tell a therapist, because you fear landing in a mental hospital. If you go to a therapist or psychiatrist and tell them you are seriously thinking of killing yourself, that does not necessarily mean you will be hospitalized – even if you want to be […]

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