There is a rising number of people feeling suicidal according to the CDC, in fact research studies are showing that there is a steady increase in the numbers of people committing suicide. This week a stunning report from the Center of Disease Control highlighted the soaring numbers of people who are taking their own life, Mental Health officials are trying to cope with the surging numbers of people who are feeling suicidal.
Nearly 40,000 people took their own life last year in the United States, this is a stunning number of people who simply felt that there was no other option. We have worked with depressed and with those are contemplating suicide for over 5 years and we can say that it is when people feel that there is no other option that they commit this act. Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the CDC stated that they know idea what is causing the rising numbers of suicides.
“We don’t know what specifically is causing it, but the trend has been consistent” said Dr. Thomas Frieden
We can state firmly that thoughts of taking your life come from many different individual factors but the bottom line is that the thoughts appear when a person feels that there is no hope, it is seen as the only solution. Thoughts of taking of the life can also appear when stress is completely overwhelming. It is important to realize that there is hope even when the situation seems hopeless, what is important to remember is that the hopelessness is what leads to feeling suicidal. Depression is also closely related to suicide and must be watched very carefully. Are you depressed? Depression can trigger thoughts of taking your own life.
If this is an emergency and you are thinking of taking your life the first thing to do is to call the suicide hotline, dial 911 and they can help you.
If you are thinking about suicide it is important to understand that you are emotionally empty and need to fill back up. We have shown people in over 20 countries that you can address this depressive condition without doctors or therapy, actually the depressed person heals alone. You are filled back up, replacing what is missing and what is causing the depression. You heal yourself alone and this depression self help is very effective. It is an inside-out treatment that has been helping teens and adults. Depression will not just go away you must take charge now. See here reverse a suicidal thought and depression alone