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Mental illness isn’t the only cause – social factors like loneliness, financial ruin and shame can be triggers May 28, 2020 8.16am EDT Jason Manning, West Virginia University. Mental illness isn’t the only cause – social factors like loneliness, financial ruin and shame can be triggers May 28, 2020 by Guest Voice Leave a Comment Suicide is on the rise for multiple. Mental Illness Isn’t the Only Cause – Social Factors Like Loneliness, Financial Ruin and Shame Can Be Triggers The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. HealthyWomen Editors.

Mental illness isn’t the only cause – social factors like loneliness, financial ruin and shame can be triggers May 28, 2020 Suicide is on the rise for. (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jason Manning, West Virginia University (THE CONVERSATION) The U.S. suicide rate. Why do people commit suicide? Mental illness isn’t the only cause – social factors like loneliness, financial ruin and shame can be triggers. By. pribizco May 28, 2020.

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The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. In 1999, the rate was about 10 suicides per 100,000 people. Suicide is on the rise for multiple reasons. carolynabooth/Pixabay, CC BY The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. In 1999, the rate was about 10 suicides per 100,000 people. In 2017, the most recent year for which complete statistics are available, it was just over 14 per 100,000 – a rise of 40% in only 18 years..

And the problem is not evenly distributed across the country. Suicide rates are increasing in almost every state, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. Suicide is one of just.

Suicide is far more understandable than people think. Though I’ve never lost a friend or family member to suicide, I have lost a patient (who I wrote about in a previous post, “The True Cause. Source: The Conversation – USA – By Jason Manning, Associate Professor of Sociology, West Virginia University. The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. In 1999, the rate was about 10 suicides per 100,000 people.

In 2017, the most recent year for which complete statistics are available, it was just over 14 per 100,000 – a rise of 40% in only 18 years.

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The depression has so distorted the victim’s perception that they are not as aware of how the act of suicide will cause untold grief for their loved ones; the focus is simply on escaping the pain and despair.

“Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One's Search for Comfort, Answers, and Hope” by Albert Y. Hsu
from Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One’s Search for Comfort, Answers, and Hope
by Albert Y. Hsu
InterVarsity Press, 2017

Because it is a combination of these psychiatric, biological, and environmental risk factors that ultimately leads to an individual’s suicide, interventions that address both the role of stressors and raise the threshold for acting on suicidal impulses are critical to prevention.

“Stress Consequences: Mental, Neuropsychological and Socioeconomic” by George Fink
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Many of the people with mental illness have other factors in common—significant social isolation, feeling hopeless, and unemployment—that in and of themselves are risk factors for suicide.

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Others may avoid interacting with victims because they don’t want to deal with their depression or upset.

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from Handbook of Coping: Theory, Research, Applications
by Moshe Zeidner, Norman S. Endler
Wiley, 1995

Individual and group interventions commonly address stigma, shame, anger, guilt, blame, suicidal thoughts, and “unfinished business,” which are common to the grief associated with suicide.

“Living Through Loss: Interventions Across the Life Span” by Nancy R. Hooyman, Betty J. Kramer
from Living Through Loss: Interventions Across the Life Span
by Nancy R. Hooyman, Betty J. Kramer
Columbia University Press, 2008

Likewise, depression is a precursor to suicide, a behavior that can be viewed as a maladapti ve extreme outgrowth of insensitivity to risk: Suicidal individuals are generally blind to the fear of suffering and death that others feel, and instead focus solely on how their deaths will solve a multitude of problems.

“Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox” by Gerd Gigerenzer, Reinhard Selten
from Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox
by Gerd Gigerenzer, Reinhard Selten
MIT Press, 2002

Many of those who kill themselves (particularly men) do so because they are too ashamed to admit they have the illness or to seek help.

“Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression” by Sally Brampton
from Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression
by Sally Brampton
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2011

Because of this, many depressed individuals develop the dysfunctional belief that others would be better off if they were dead, and this can often lead to transient but recurrent suicidal thoughts (see Case History 5.1).

“Applied Psychology” by Graham C. Davey
from Applied Psychology
by Graham C. Davey
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& Lack of social supports also increases vulnerability to suicidal ideation and attempts.

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Because parasuicide is much more common than suicide, however, the vast majority of those who engage in parasuicide do not go on to kill themselves.

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  • I’ve thought about suicide a lot, the only thing that has stopped me is the thought of my kids finding me. The key is to find hope in even the smallest places, even though depression still haunts me, I try to find that small light to get me out of the darkness.

    Depression cripples you in ways that are hard to describe. To all you struggling, know that others are too, including me and we can help each other. Reach out, people care more than you think. Stay strong ��

  • Hope is what humans have manufactured to avoid living in the present. Hope is what the corporate task masters count on to keep employees in line to generate wealth for THEM. Hope is a cop-out to fixing real issues in our society and our lives. F*&k hope.

  • To learn about the use of electroshock/ECT see videos under youtube heading of ectjustice and that will pull up several from testing following ECT to medical malpractice claims we are working to bring in addition to product liability suit. This is used for a variety of mental health issues and involves 5 billion annually in US alone. Contact the DK law group in CA if you have had ECT. Once you have learned the truth of this procedure I hope you will speak out on public social media so others are also aware. Given Covid many will be offered this to deal with mental health issues and need the truth. Often used in suicidal patients, but there is an actual an increase in suicide following.

  • Hi, there is a non medical based tool called yoga prana vidya for improving your emotional and mental state which includes rhythmic breathing, planetary peace meditation, healing process of your mind n heart,this has testified to heal many psychosomatic illnesses including anxiety, bipolar depression and even cancer, corona etc. They have developed an app called “YPV sadhana” app, which is add free and only interested to improve the mental and emotional state of people. This DOES NOT include any yoga poses I am forwarding this message as it has helped me and I want others to make use of this beautiful tool.This will also help you to remain in high mental and emotional state

  • Thank you for talking about this, Its really important that we destigmatize depression and mental illness, and get these people some help.

  • Hope is what perpetuates my depression more than anything. I keep hoping for things to improve, even when I know that all is hopeless. Fooling one’s self is never a good thing (delusion = fixed, false belief).

  • Depression is so extremely painful, I’m struggling so much and feel so alone. People really don’t want to be around you when you’re depressed, it is the loneliest feeling on earth ��

  • We have to lie in order to protect ourselves from being put in a room with a straight jacket, sadly another fact is once you are deemed suicidal dont expect any organ donations to come your way if you need a kidney transplant.���� I have a brain disease that causes cognitive problems and work with a group of doctors and psychologists who have little information about the diagnosis, which means I had to become an advocate and my own worst enemy trapped inside my mind.
    2x brain surgery survivor yet still thought to jump off the Golden gate bridge just before fighting to prolong my life before my second brain surgery in California.���� then more pain came when my only support after returning from my 2nd surgery successfully to hear “Cancer and 6 months” is all I would have with my mother. When I had an ischemic stroke at 27, everything changed, my mom spent a year helping me reliability my body to walk, talk and everything. Born again, I learn she is going to die…a year after her passing my sister attempts suicide��now 2020 has to have heart surgery and I’m still searching for a cure to my own diagnosed brain disease and trying to keep my sister positive and sober. Two sisters, myself needing brain surgeries to prolong life and my sister needing heart surgery due to drug addiction and attempted suicide. ������My heart goes out to those who suffer from Cptsd and mental illness.

  • I’ve heard there’s always hope. Why have hope?? When there’s nothing to have hope for?? Why talk to someone when no one will listen??

  • Always see people saying they don’t want to live but are also scared to die.. am I the only one that really isn’t scared of death, it’s the only thing I want

  • Why does depression make some people creative, and other people dull? And why am I in the latter group? I could have at least been interesting to hang out with has it been the other way –

  • I cannot take life anymore. People say there’s light at the end of the tunnel. For me that’s never going to be the case. The only way out of my depression is to die by suicide. I have family which has this notion that mental health is a taboo subject. I have gotten to the stage that I have no energy or happiness in me anymore. Everyone in my family tells me I am a lazy b*****d and that if I got a job, I wouldn’t be depressed. Part of the reason why I don’t have a job is due to the way I was treated at all the workplaces I have being at, which has lead me to worsened depression. There was always someone running me down or making a laugh of me, and I could not hack it no longer. I have being on the dole ever since. I try looking for jobs where I can work on my own, but nothing turns up. I tried getting help, but it never works. My family say I am not depressed, that I am being lazy and no good for nothing. I say to them on a daily basis that one day I won’t be around, that I will take my own life, and all they say to me is ‘Do it then, you are just feeling sorry for yourself. You only ever think about yourself. You always get you’re own way.’ This makes me even more depressed that I don’t have anyone to support me, not even a friend or relative. If I do get help, my family try and pull me out of what I am getting help from. They said I don’t care about anyone but myself. I have being depressed for nearly 9 years now, and during the early years, I cared much more about everyone, more so than myself, because my depression wasn’t as bad, but in the last 3 years, my depression has gotten so bad that I attempted suicide once and still have suicidal thoughts. Even when I am writing this, I am thinking should I live this miserable tourcher or die and please God get out of this pain I am in. The only reason I have not killed myself is because I know the hardship I would put my family through if I killed myself. They tell me I am selfish, but I try not to be. I don’t know what to do anymore. I tried councelling, it didn’t help. I tried exercise, it didn’t work either. The medication I get for depression doesn’t work that well at all. I can’t go to a mental hospital because my family would disown me forever for shaming the family. It’s not fair anymore for anyone who is going through what i’m going through. In my opinion, the number one thing for someone who is severely depressed or suicidal is a supportive family or a trust worthy friend or relative who will not feel embaressed about bringing them to hospital or phycho therapy. Unless you do, it’s pointless even trying to get help. I have giving up trying.

  • I’m on a mission to be strong and realize I’m special, to see what I achieved and I want to continue to accomplish my goals even through the rough days. I’m not alone in my battle.

  • So I have been thinking that Depression affects only Losers and underachievers like ME! I have depression and hate myself because I havent achieved nothing. I have been working as a Nurse since 1995, I am not goood in saving money and to accrete it. I did not make it to buy an appartement, so I live for rent in a small appartment all by myself. I think I should have achieved more in my age. I think I should have one or two cars, a nice large House, maybe running an own business but I dont have nothing of those thing I think are important! I just have 3000€ on my Banc Account.. How pathetic am I!

  • I thought that half a year, the medium waiting time in Germany, was long. However, two and a half years on a waiting list before she could start therapy on the NHS, even as a suicide attempt survivor, that’s not long, that’s perverse! She might have killed herself in the meantime!

  • I dont wanna sound pitty but i just wanna die im going no where in life my dream is to be a musican is gone my grades aren’t really good im a c student my sister is a straight a student and everone treats her like she some kinda princess every time I try do something big she ruineds it for me but her negative i just wanna die and no would listen to me

  • Ive been told to “take my pills, i have hormonal imbalance, you are no longer a child, you are selfish, you dont care about the feelings of others.”

    Yep what a great life i have.

  • No one should be bullied or abused. That was not God’s plan for the world, but when he saw people aren’t going to change he sent His Son, Jesus Christ to heal us in the parts of us that hurts the most, our heart. It says so in Isaiah 61:1. Think about it. 740 years before God sends His Son, He says: I’m going to send you The Only One that can heal you from the inside. Through Jesus Christ you can be healed of your pain. For some people the process is slow and for others it is fast, but if you put your Hope in Him, you will be saved.

  • If people could only realize how hard we are fighting this disease.
    Its literally painful feeling inside of us.
    How we’re slowly dying inside��

  • Ketamine micro dosages (20-40mg) CURE depression. About $100 an injection. Infusion is unnecessary. Find a doctor near you who an provide it. I know because it cured me. Peace

  • I don’t usually comment like literally anywhere but this seems like the only place where people respond and I need help

    Basically I’m feeling suicidal because my mom the only friend I ever had is neglecting and has become very emotionally distant I tried talking to her obviously but nothing changed I feel so betrayed and abandoned the worst part is that I don’t have any friends and I can go stay anywhere else I’m basically now stuck with and I feel like I miss her but we live in the same I feel lonely and depressed and worst of all hopeless I wish I had never opened my heart to her because I wouldn’t be feeling like this

  • Ivebeen dealing with depression for a long time. When i was a teen my father killed himself. Ive been told its selfish, childish, cowardly, what have you. It takes courage to live, but more to die. If you need someone im here��

  • Yep, there’s places to go all right. To a 2 and a half year waiting list, that’s where you can go. And not everyone has loved ones to gather around a hospital bed after a failed attempt to exit this loveless pit called life. Most wouldn’t even know that I was missing.

  • What an awesome woman beautiful strong Survivor that goes without saying I love her rationality how she rationalized everything before she jumped wow excellent TED Talk

  • The worst thing is feeling even more unutterable worthless because you don’t have the guts to pull the trigger (or make the jump or whatever).

  • Cheers for the video content! Apologies for chiming in, I would appreciate your initial thoughts. Have you heard the talk about Lammywalness Erase Depression Guide (google it)? It is a good exclusive product for beating depression fast minus the normal expense. Ive heard some decent things about it and my BF after a lifetime of fighting got great success with it.

  • If people are set in there mind on what they want to do…let them make that decision. Beacuse that’s there decision alone..nobody else..
    When there’s nothing left but your ultimate demise..

  • we talk about preventing suicide but my question is: why shouldn’t people be allowed to commit suicide?
    it’s literally their own life, isn’t it? and what reason is there to choose life over death?
    I’m not telling anyone to kill themselves, I’m genuinely curious.

  • well….. at certain point in life…. death is hope… like me… death isnt so scary anymore, its the final finish line of freedom.

    Its not depresing because theres problems… life itself generates problems… and death is the final transition upon freedom.

    i wish i am crossing that line…
    Thats my prayers every single night.

  • Suicide is my only path to peace. This earth sucks on every fathomable level. No family, no friends, no nothing. Living has never been worth it for me. What a sick twisted god it would be to put humans here.

  • I am completely depressed. I have been in therapy for 4 years now. Going to a psychiatrist for almost 3 years. Why can’t I get better? I am just tired. Can’t do this anymore. Everything I touch breaks. Can’t get out of bed, can’t sleep. My house is a mess. This is a complete disaster..

  • I was really low and then got convicted for asking for help. The cps said malicious communication. I am autistic and don’t seem to get over this. It has nearly killed me lost me £2m and is destroying everything. The media have been cruelly untruthful. Is ther anyone who can help with the truth

  • Feeling like u have no one to turn to when you’re feeling depressed is such a lonesome feeling. I have a lot of ppl in my life that care about me but as soon as I start talking about how I’m feeling it’s like a wall goes up

  • All I really need is pep talks, small compliments, and love/affection…can’t even get a straight look in the eye..fake smiles everyday keep me wondering “why?” And I have so much people around me..the only way I’m in my feelings is at midnight.. everyones asleep and I’m ridiculing myself. Wake up the next day and repeat. “Am I out of my mind?”

  • Today I tried to kill myself. But the thought of my mother and father might go through the same pain. Kept me alive. don’t know if I will recover and be the same as before. I don’t have single positive thoughts. I do get high to suppress those feeling but I think it is matter of time I would be gone

  • Imagine going through all this but with no supportive spouse, no children, a job loss, isolation, and with very little social support. Good times.

  • I lack the will or motivation to change and have been depressed for over ten years. I am 32, with aspergers, still live at home. No job, car or friends.

  • I am saving up my medication oxycontin to take them all. I will be ready this Monday. The British government said I am a burden to society because I am disabled after being stabbed 19 times and a burden. I am nothing and should not be alive

  • Iam so sick of feeling like this i dont want to die but i am tired of liveing like this i just want to feel ok i dont know what to do???

  • there has been reports of suicides, domestic violence, child trafficking and thots, which is sad, there should be a live counter of that too from authorities, smh ��

  • My brother hung himself. It’s a call you never want to get. He took the easy way out. Life is hard. Who said it was going to be easy? Pull your pants up and fight. There is no choice.

  • to all who see this comment and is depressed or suicidal please go to my channel and watch the vid “GODS LOVE FOR YOU, that is how much Father loves! Christ died for you x

  • Great that “hope” helped her, however, hope is an illusion, like pray and wish. They are and do Nothing. There is no such thing as “hope,” “wish” or “pray.” They are things that exist in one place and one place only-our minds. Now I applaud this woman for “getting over” we THINK-nothing more. her issues but “hope” had nothing to do with it. It was the choices she made. Don’t accept this; try the following, ; go outside or in another room and hope. Ask someone you know to hope. Try hoping with someone. You can’t. There’s nothing to do. All you do do is Think. There is no hope. So if you want to “hope” think about and more significantly, DO-something that will help. I can’t tell you what it is you should do-as I’m still looking for an answer myself but I do know “hope” ain’t that answer. Good luck

  • For anyone who sees this comment, please watch my latest video i just put out on my channel showing how much Father LOVES his children, get back to me if you would like a salvation prayer:)

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  • When i started this dhikr i wasn’t even believing in god. I was concerned about my future and my existence all the time. Did all the things i know such as achieving money, having a girlfriend, motorcycle, home and all the other things that everybody wants. In that apex point i had lack of meanings and so many questions. I asked for almost everything “ Why? ” in my head. The days where passing without the feeling of satisfaction and not getting enough of it. Life was like trying to swim against waves. So i began with “ veyselkarane ” dhikr and asked god to let me understand and find him with his help. Started reading Quran. To make the long story short all these problems i count where gone. We should read, think, wonder, ask to find the answers that we are hungry to.

  • It is another miracle

    to live another day

    I’ve fought the best I can you know

    I’ve fought in every way

    Maybe I don’t deserve to live

    God knows I’m not all good

    have mercy on me now oh God

    I want to change for good

    Only if you help me God

    Will I stand a chance

    For I am at your mercy now

    God I beg another chance

    I really don’t want to die oh God

    The rope it waits for me

    I realise now what I’ve done

    Please give me another chance

    You see I never understood at all

    what life was all about

    I played with cards that weren’t so good

    and didn’t play them right

    I’ve learned oh God through my pain

    and everything I’ve done in vain

    That life is more than selfish choice

    and not for personal gain

    I sit here alone
    Wondering if I should take that great leap into the unknown
    Thinking of dying
    If I’m gone does it really matter?

  • If you have depression remembered this
    You may think that you’re not worth it. You may think that you’re all alone in this world

    But you’re not there are so many people in this world who love you there are so many people who think about you and smile you may think that you’re not strong enough to live in this world anymore but you have to realize you are so strong you have a kind heart and a amazing soul you are the brightest person in people’s eyes you are the reason that you’re family smiles you are so beautiful no matter what people say and you are worth so much in this world and if you ever feel like hurting yourself talk to someone talk to a family member who you trust talk to a friend or even talk to someone you know from online you will live a long happy life and if life sucks now trust me it will get so much better. I LOVE YOU ❤️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️��❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • I know fecking 13 year old who has been suffering with this stuff sense he was 10 he thinks and I don’t think a person alive today can understand how that works on a 10 year old but so e how he managed to hide and he whishes he couldn’t hide it

  • I’m living with suicidal thoughts. Thank you a lot for opening up about your story. It helps many other people who feel alone in this battle with mental illness.



  • Getting information about counseling today meant 20 calls and no hope of being seen before November. contacting insurance got me a list of PMD who are prescribers, not counselors. None of this helps during devastating NMD diagnosis with ASD adult son having meltdowns and acting out aggressively. One practice said she doesn’t see people who are neurological, gee, guess that means no humans.There is no easy fix within 50 miles of home and sliding scale hasn’t existed in 10 yrs around here and the most uncaring phrases start with “Just…” ” All you have to do is…”

  • They use shock therapy for depression?!:O Ive had major depressive disorder for almost 15 years, and never, ever has shock therapy ever been mentioned.

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  • You can always tell what’s going on in someones head by how their house looks. This girls house is in as much confusion as her mind is right now. Prayers sent

  • Texas Doctor reverses Coronavirus Symptoms In 100% Of Cases With Inexpensive treatment. Dr. Richard Bartlett says people should no longer be afraid of COVID-19 because now there is an inexpensive, quick cure which is inhaling a steroid called budesonide using a nebulizer.

  • Listening to music was also found to be more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before surgery (Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April, 2013).

  • I feel for the domestic abuse victims that can’t escape anymore…especially the children that can’t escape their abusers or get help from the mandatory reporters in their lives.

  • I’ve been going through this myself. I feel weak and don’t have energy. Lots of morning when I wake up I tell myself this “I’m gonna die” or “I wanna die”. This pandemic has tired me out.

  • I’ve always been really positive never inside my head always lived in the moment, eversince quarantine happend there was a day where i started to think about something I shouldn’t have been thinking about my mind was overthinking everything anxiety spiked… hard my ears got all hot I felt the worst tingls in my body it was horrible, eversince that night I’ve never been the same way inside my head, now I always think something is wrong with me for example I’ve been thinking maybe there’s something mentally wrong with me I overthink that and it scares me, I really hope its because I’m inside all day and got nothing to do, recently I’ve been feeling like I’m not all here with myself, like I’ll be talking to you but I’m inside my head thinking negative stuff about me and it sucks, everytime I see someone I think that person has a brain in there head and we’re all just bones inside, Ik it sounds silly but that’s how it is I’m not the same and it sucks, my mind has also been thinking what if you killed someone like your fam, or one of your friends, I’ve never think like this ever and I wouldn’t do anything to hurt anyone, I really hope there’s nothing mentally wrong with me if you are going thru the same thing please write back to me

  • Whenever I am feeling stressed out by the Coronavirus, I just play some Three Beat Slide music and my anxiety disappears…It’s like some kind of magical drug that makes me feel happy again

  • SUICIDE: From frying pan to fire (from earthly temporary short sufferings, to eternal hell).

    My journey to life.

    Life is gift, not to be rejected. Life is a privilege. Only one life. Live. Help available. Soul is worth more than the value of world. What profits a man, if he gains whole world, but loses his soul.

    Nothing disqualifies anyone from the love of God.

    Finding God helps find meaning, purpose, hope, acceptance, love, eternity, human value, human dignity, equality, God-given talents, family values, health, rest, peace, joy, compassion. Finding God prevents suicides.

    Sin is pre-existing in all. Nobody taught us to sin. Sin pre-dates The Bible. The Bible explains origins of sin. The Bible provides remedy for pre-existing sin, through Jesus Christ death and resurrection. The Bible is best selling book in the world for this reason.

    Sin is real, The Bible is relevant. Sin is born with every child birth.

    Sin is disease of heart, and Jesus Christ is the cure.

    We love truth when it enlightens us, but hate when it convicts us.

    Instructing to “Heart wash” from sin is not “Brainwash”.

    God created universe, placed natural laws, made man in His image, gave talents, instructed man to multiply and explore The Initiation of Science. Science is the legitimate child of natural laws.

    The Bible provides answers to the scientifically unanswerable.

    The universe is not a machine ‘driven by motiveless, purposeless decay’.

    We are made with good purpose and meaning. We are good. Then sin entered through satan and we all fallen. Disease, despair, deformities, deficiencies, depression, stress, guilt, greed, hate, anger, rebellious spirit, spiritual death entered. Sin plays spoilsport.

    Satan is the enemy, came to steal, kill and destroy. It subtly misleads us to blame good loving God. God is not the author of evil.

    Freedom in “sin” is not freedom, it is bondage. Freedom from “sin” is ultimate freedom.

    Stay away from sin and satan to have peaceful life.

    Penalty of sin already paid by Jesus Christ on The Cross.

    Nobody died for our sins and resurrected except Jesus Christ. Exclusivity.

    Jesus Christ has authority to forgive sins.

    God loves the sinner, but hates sin. Just like a parent loves child, but hates disease of child.

    Salvation from sin and hell is not earned through works or deeds or pilgrimages or rituals or ceremonies or traditions or cultures or public displays or hypocrisy or making personal sacrifices or making animal sacrifices.

    We are saved by God’s Grace, not by our works.

    Heaven is holy, sin cannot enter. Jesus Christ came from heaven, made entry to heaven easy and free. In heaven there will be no more pain, no more deformities, no more deficiencies, no more death, no more tears.

    Unable to find any motive any reason for Jesus Christ to die on The Cross and resurrect except His love to save us from pre-existing sin, and hell. For free.

    Jesus Christ suffered, ridiculed, spat-on, punched, humiliated, wrongly accused, crucified on The Cross. He endured all to save us from sin and shame. He experienced sufferings first hand, therefore He understands our sufferings. He raised victorious, we will too. Those who endure till the end are victorious.

    There are solutions to problems. There are so many talents, avenues, opportunities we have to explore.

    We are weak, in our weaknesses we have God to trust and hope.

    GRACE: Getting what we don’t deserve i.e. forgiveness of sin, eternity in heaven through Jesus Christ.

    MERCY: Not getting what we deserve i.e. punishment of sin, separation from God, eternity in hell.

    God offers grace and mercy for free through Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. We are saved by God’s grace, not by our works.

    Consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.

    It is a lie to say that we are not loved. God loves us unconditionally. He died willingly on The Cross and resurrected, to save us from pre-existing sin and hell.

    The God who died for us, is for us. God is not against us.

    The world honours success, and God honours faithfulness. For God our souls and their eternity are important.

    If you successfull or even not, if you make it or even not, do not worry, there is vast middle ground to use talents, opportunities, to enjoy and be content, volunteer to help others.

    Following God’s morals have health, psychological and economic benefits, to individuals, families and nations. Following God’s morals provide equilibrium. Following rules helps.

    There is more to life.

    Never found a sentence that is comforting on a death-bed anywhere else.

    Death is scary thing, but eternal damnation is scarier.

    Death is not extinction, but accountability.

    Jesus Christ coming again to judge all. The doors will be closed. Jesus Christ reveals every mystery, answers every question we all entitled to know. He is The Alpha and The Omega. He judges everyone.

    One day every knee shall bow, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.

    The First Christmas Jesus Christ came to earth from heaven to save us from pre-existing sin.
    The First Good Friday Jesus Christ crucified to The Cross, died willingly for remission of our sins.
    The First Resurrection Day, also linked to Easter Jesus Christ resurrected from death.
    Jesus Christ made entry to Holy Heaven free through Him. Repent of sin and be saved. Easy.

    The First Coming of Jesus Christ He is Lamb, slaughtered for remission of sins to save us from sin and hell. And resurrected. He remains Lamb for now, still takes mockery and insults, but still loves us, wants us to repent from pre-existing sin.
    The Second Coming of Jesus Christ He will be Lion, The Judge.

    The Lamb and The Lion.

    Jesus Christ forgave all who crucified Him, and now forgives all, even who reject, ridicule and mock Him. He loves all unconditionally, He wants us to repent of our pre-existing sins and have heaven for free. He knows our weaknesses and still loves us.

    Believe, trust, repent of pre-existing sin in Jesus Christ that He died for remission of our sins and resurrected, and coming back to judge, accept Him as Lord and Saviour, and be saved from sin and hell. Any time, any where. Even now. Simple.

    Nothing to lose, everything to gain.

    For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

    I found God of Bible loved me unconditionally, regardless of my sins, weaknesses, depressions and rejections by others. He believed me and has faith in me. I am not in competition with others. God loves you too, individually.

    I came to know the Loving God, who knows everything.

    (My journal. Journey to life after testing all ‘isms’ and religions, after failing to find origins and purpose and meaning of life, after swallowing pride, egos, anger, hate, shame, depression.)

  • Oh i would love to see this. I love to see these people meltdown and squeal like pigs being sent to slaughter. The new generation is just a bunch of degenerate fools.

  • I don’t want to die, I just want to go into a permanent dream where everything is ok. And the closest thing to that is death. I feel like I don’t deserve and I want to escape that.

  • I don’t think all male suicides are caused by mental illness. Many are caused by the biased divorce court system which victimizes good fathers, and awards bad mothers.

  • I never thought one day i would miss school. Every single day seems the same, not enough stimulus. Even if my life in school is bad, at least new things happen every day

  • The lockdown just started the timebomb (suicides/ mass shootings/violence) will at one point explode. The ripple effect may be starting soon. Was this lockdown worth it?

  • Maggie, I understand, for I have anxiety issues as well. It’s hard to explain to others that rational thought more or less gets thrown out the window when the brain hammers down on the fear peddal.
    It’s very difficult to control as it seems to have a will of its own. Now that I’m older, I’ve taught myself a few methods in dealing with it. The greatest problem I have now is that there is not ONE OFFICIAL narrative to help me gain a semblance of control to plan accordingly. Hang in there, and do what you have to in order to feel safe for the moment. Don’t listen to people who say you’re overreacting, being a coward etc. It doesn’t mean anything during these times. Best of luck to you ��

  • Why is every video prefaced with ‘Corona Virus’, Im appalled that you guys don’t see the fear pump in that itself. Its not the corona virus that has to be blamed, its a lockdown induced recession, recession causes fear, its natural. But when you preface it with COVID it turns into something supernatural that absolves people of ‘control of their own destiny’. Either ways this whole one sided dialogue is too infecting as it is when your’e own facts point to a 90% recovery rate worst case scenario meaning most people recover from it, it doesn’t matter if you prelude the topic by saying ‘no evidence that it doesn’t cause immunity’ because that is not good enough for people that are loosing their livelihoods by the second as they would risk ‘no evidence’ to make sure they can survive on their own terms. The essence is simple preface your videos with the LOCKDOWN on businesses as the ROOT cause, because we have had viruses before, economy didn’t take dive to a point of probability, since we weren’t on economic lockdown. Economic lockdown is whats causing people to loose everything, especially if that basis of everything is built on debt. They will be ruined, thats mental devastation for you, words like ‘pandemic’ ‘corona virus are no excuse for even more death on top of death like you mentioned in your stats derived from the 2008 recession…

  • I think that we will see positive societal effects from this pandemic, like any catastrophes there is a possibility that it will bring people together and give people a chance to reevaluate there personal lives, i personally see more people getting out and going for hikes and families spending more time together, the animosity you see especially with the two political parties has slowed down and we have a real issue that we can both get behind and agree upon, I think we should look back to 9 11 to understand how this might effect our culture, i wasn’t born then but I feel optimistic about the lasting effects of this virus

  • The fear of the VIRUS turns into the fear of No JOBS and EVECTION then realizing the world shut down for a virus that never effected anybody that anyone knew

  • I’ve been practicing self-isolation for many years yes your mental health goes up and down once in awhile but I’ve managed it would make it through this is nothing to me I’ve already learned a lot about myself and accepting myself for who I am

  • Yes and they will be trying to prescribe sleeping pills and other drugs instead of looking at the causes surrounding the problems themselves. People with the blues can usually go for a walk eat well get some rest and recover but not in this situation.

  • Once lockdown is over, l’ll still won’t be able to go outside. I haven’t left my house in 3 years, because l’ve been looking after my 71yo Schizophrenic mother who can’t walk at times due to Arthritis in her legs. I spend my time cooking and cleaning, making home made pasta, cakes and cookies, and pay my bills online and do my grocery shopping online, our doctor visits us.

    P.S Shame us Full-time Carers won’t get the $550 fortnightly stimulus from Centrelink, guess us Carers aren’t considered workers.

  • Yes, of course there’s going to be a significant spike in mental health issues. That’s what happens when you have incompetent governments locking everyone in their homes. Places like Sweden haven’t locked down at all, and are seeing their curve flatten out, while South Korea has avoided a full lockdown through agressive testing and contact tracing. A full lockdown isn’t required, and is going to cause more problems than the virus itself. From mental health issues, massive economic contraction, and mass poverty, we’re destroying our entire society in order to save relatively very few people.

  • I think those who have already been through personal apocalypse have a lot more strength to draw on. A lot of people are going to learn hard lessons in compassion. Remember that homeless guy you could stand. You might be joining him. Our society has seriously lacked compassion and have only lived money person power and their things. The first shall be last and the last shall be first.

  • During these times of distress, people may be offered the procedure called electroshock/ECT. Performed at many leading facilities. The California courts have proved brain injuries result from this at a minimum. Electrical trauma can evolve years out to include CTE and ALS. There is no FDA testing for safety or even effectiveness. The devices now involved in the US in a national device suit, and they likewise have never been tested by the FDA. Medical malpractice firms are also now interviewing around brain injuries from this procedure. See ectjustice and Life After ECT for more information. We are showing damages on VNG, MRI, SPECT, EEG, neuro/cog testing etc. Increase in suicide rate following this procedure. This involves billions annually garnered from this in US alone. Consent is fallible. Inform yourselves. Contact the DK law group in CA if you have had ECT if interested in potentially joining the national product liability suit in progress.

  • I’d rather sacrifice the mental health of some, if it saves the lives of the vulnerable in the short-term. Mental health can always be worked on in the long-term after this settles. It’s a fair trade-off.

  • We dont believe in therapy in this country just ask a parent with a child that has their mind convinced they are transgender. No counseling for that kid or parents. Our govts answer to everything is drugs,drugs,drugs

  • Everybody take care and try not to flake out!! If you lose your grip it’s a long drop down and a slow way back!! Trust me.. I know!!

  • Watching mainstream backpedaling stories is somewhat entertaining to be honest.
    Reporters have become the new comedian
    People are laughing and laughing

  • Matthew 11:28 come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Be thankful for what you already have (life and breath), and cast your fears upon The Lord. Peace to everyone.

  • thank you for compassion for illness, my son suffers & is being exploited by a mental health system broken, thank you again we are all broken, we need support. The mentally ill need to support compassion the most, because of stigma!!!

  • Please use this opportunity to draw closer to the Heavenly Father through His Son Jesus Christ. John 14:6. Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. The only disease we should fear is sin. Sin is what keeps us away from the Heavenly Father. God sent his only begotten Son to pay �� for our sins. Turn your fear into faith. Believe with your heart (Rom 1:16) confess your sins to the Heavenly Father (Rom 10:10) Seek and ye shall find (Matt 7:7). *Read Your Bible *. He will (if you let Him) renew your heart and mind, and you will want to turn away from your sins. For great content check out the YouTube channel “Living Waters “. I pray you think about this, it will be a blessing I promise. May God bless you ��

  • How can one not be depressed when they’re forced to hire their one-eyed elderly neighbor to cut their hair standing 6 feet away with an incredibly long comb and pair of scissors? This isn’t going to turn out well…

  • I occasionally run into disabled people and some have issues with depression. Today’s client had such a sad story — lost dreams of being s successful photographer/broken engagement, snd on…. I felt curiously blessed — sharing comfort for anyone in dire straits reminds us that we can be there for each other. Felt great! Funny thing is that I had asked God for help in feeling empathy for others just an hour before

  • I been on survival mode all my life tho. Il be celebrating every chance i get when things get back to normal. Remember this is happening to everyone in whole world, no-one is being singled out to be depressed over. Jus gota adapt like everyone else.

  • Canada should cut off funding from the UN and WHO. Both of them are useless. Give that money to the Canadian individual organizations and Virusology research center

  • i told my friends i think i had depression but they say everyone gets depressed. then i told my parents i have suicidal thoughts and i attempted to kill myself but they laughed it off saying i was dramatic and its because of youtube.. i honestly dont see the point of living anymore when i have tried to ask and seek for help multiple times but im trying to do this all by myself since no one believes btw im shaking while typing this. oh and i told my parents today….

  • tw//violence, starvation, teenage angst(?)

    I’m fearful to say I have depression, it’s been over a week or so that I’m feeling extremely helpless, empty and a strong emotion of guilt, first I thought it’s because I’m not satisfied with my potential and sincerity in my academic work. I have never felt this turbulent and insecure before, everyday when I go to my private classes my anexity snaps and at this point I shall not be amused if I have panic attacks one day. I’m more ashamed that I bluntly remember my 7th grade self being edgy and lying about having mental illness, but fate brought me the real taste of how it really feels like. I’m currently thirteen years old and I will turn fourteen next month. I go through starvation, mild violence and foul language everyday, I lost many loved ones. I think it’s all a burdened effect of all the things I have gone through. I just want to be happy eagerly. I don’t feel any joy in my interests anymore, I would read books and articles about universe, explore videos on astrophysics generally but I don’t feel any excitement anymore, I have became really apthetic and nihilistic.

    yeah I’m still scared to say I have depression because I can never afford a therapist or I’m just sad but seeing it wrong but all the red signs don’t go unnoticed by me.

  • I feel like nothing matters anymore. Like I have no friends, no family, no-one to support me. And because of that, it makes it even harder to get through this. I don’t even have anyone to talk to anymore. Suicide thoughts keep lingering, always there. Food and sleep are now just a chore to do. I really hope I feel better soon. And I hope you feel better too.

  • You have to know that nothing deserves have to devote part of your day to meditating on the happy side of your about your accomplishments in life even if they are small..there is something that calls for happiness..a loyal friend..a loyal sweetheart..a mother. A father there is excessive happiness in life.. Sadness is a little thing in life.. See how birds live to something that worries them

  • I got it I lost interest into things I enjoy and other 5 things but I try to hide it but can’t it stuck with me until more than a day

  • What do i do if i have suicidal thoughts? I have never mentioned my problems with my family or anyone. Ive been struggling for 5 years and i feel like i cant do it.

  • I don’t know why I hang on…. I have no one. No wife, no kids, no true friends, and my family is secretly against me. I rarely hear from anyone at all…. except my drug dealer ��

  • I’m waiting to grow up and leave my place just leave without coming back
    I want to start somewhere new and never remember my past… I hope this would happen soon

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  • I don’t want to hurt or kill myself, I just want to be happy again. I know I’m in a pretty bad state of mind these past few years, but I know I can turn things around.

  • Reach out folks, there will always be someone to help you out, I promise. You’re a fighter, we all are. We got this. Remember this, suicide never takes your pain away, it transfers it to your next life(if there’s any)
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  • I don’t know if i’m depress, but i have 5 of the symptoms
    Feeling worthless
    Sleeping too much
    Poor concentration
    Lost of energy
    But I don’t think about suicide instead I often think about not being born.
    So am I a procrastinator or depress?

  • It must be horrific being captured by fear. What do we do about it? We live in a world where we know anytime our existence is threatened. We are anxious about money, it affects everything in our lives. Money is what corrupts the world as everyone has their price. But money is a made up system. We’ve grown with it so now it is so embedded into our psyche we are unaware of the effects of it. I gave up money and it freed me immeasurably. Money is a mind spell. Whoever invented it really designed it well. It was designed to control the masses. It was designed to keep the wealth at the top, at the bloodlines themselves and attractive and entertaining members of their cozy enclaves. To go to the next phase, the next dimension, whatever you want to call it, we need to dissolve fear. We’ve been captured for thousands of years enslaved. We are not aware of this enslavement or very few are. But more are waking up to it. Life on earth is abundant. We are capable of directing our DNA and increasing our body’s longevity by our thoughts and intentions. We have a new consciousness to experiment with, our imagination can be manifest if we use the right formula if we live in accordance with nature’s replenishment rate.

  • Listening to music was also found to be more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before surgery (Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April, 2013).

  • Listening to music was also found to be more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before surgery (Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April, 2013).

  • Listening to music was also found to be more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before surgery (Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April, 2013).

  • Hope everyone in the comments gets better. I dont have depression and im not gonna be one of those people who are like “i promise you’ll get better” or “It’s gonna be okay” because I know its not that simple. Good luck

  • I tried to share my feelings with my friend and she was like yesterday you were ok and happy and today you have depression??? (Also why are these comments make me wanna cry)

  • Yesterday my bf told me he thinks he might have clinical depression. I don’t want to push him to go to the psychologist right this instant because I know that won’t work. He has no interest in doing anything about this because he isn’t certain if he really has depression. He said it would just explain a lot. He also doesn’t really care to seek help. It’s a little hard to help him because I don’t know if he really does have it. Maybe it’ll help that I’m studying psychology starting this year. If anyone has any advice, feel free to comment

  • I felt like I don’t know everything about depression that I need to know. My friend has serious depression and I wanna understand, so I’m researching what it is and how to help people who have it.

  • i don’t think i’m depressed but i can get really sad…sometimes it’s one week and other times it’s for more than a month i’ve self harmed and i’d be lying if i say i stopped doing it but i’ve only tried to end my life once i don’t think i’m depressed i think i’m just down sometimes

  • I’m not depressed but I want to depressed, I keep telling my self that im depressed even im not. I love deceiving my mind, love tricking it.

    Feel me? Or not.

  • I can’t tell my mom, she will either tell me that it’s ok, or get really worried about me and stress herself out. I pretend that I don’t have depression so that I don’t bother my friends or family. I am numb, and the things I do feel are sadness and very rare happieness or excitement. I need help. I can’t do anything

  • For spiritual depression, i’d recommend starting and maintaining a relationship with Jesus. That’s what i did, the end result is an inner peace and calmness that was not there before. 1) Daily communication to Jesus, pour out all that’s on your mind. Ask Him to enter into your life. 2) Daily bible study (king James version). 3) Daily listening to a Jesus trusting knowledgeable bible teacher…i know of two good ones 1) J Vernon McGee & Joe Cortes Both sites content is all free. @teachingfaith start with a teaching series about Jesus titled, ‘a change of mind’. Afterwards you will have a solid foundation of understanding of starting your relationship.

  • would anyone believe me if i said ive been dealing with depression since i was 11 and now im 18, it just got worse and how do i know? i got used to the point where i got used to pain its a part of my life

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  • It’s hard having depression while being a natural pessimist because when someone says “stay calm, it will get better”
    you just think “no it won’t. this is all there is to it. just suffering”

  • I believe it is Psychological Warfare. China knew they could exploit paranoia. Just need an actor and a webcam, presto, Deadly Virus Escapes Chinese Lab! West was duped.

  • My homies,
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  • I remember last year when I was extremely depressed for no reason for 3 months. Then it went away on its own. Sometimes when I smell something or listen to a song that I associate with that period in my life, it comes back for a few minutes. Sometimes I get a little scared that it’ll come back.

  • To learn about the use of electroshock/ECT see videos under youtube heading of ectjustice and that will pull up several from testing following ECT to medical malpractice claims we are working to bring in addition to product liability suit. This is used for a variety of mental health issues and involves 5 billion annually in US alone. Contact the DK law group in CA if you have had ECT. Once you have learned the truth of this procedure I hope you will speak out on public social media so others are also aware. Given Covid many will be offered this to deal with mental health issues and need the truth. Often used in suicidal patients, but there is an actual an increase in suicide following.

  • My family thinks it’s okay to joke about depression. It’s not even funny. Every time I do something so small to annoy them they say “UhHh YoU jUsT gAvE mE sEvErE cLiNiCaL DePrEsSiOn” or joke around about self esteem. My brother literally told me he has clinical depression because he can’t be arsed getting out of bed?

  • out of context: I would get sad because my sister wouldn’t play minecraft with me, that actually gave me depression because she was so busy with homework.=(

  • To anyone who reads this, I hope you have a wonderful day and just know that there will always be people out there in the world you can rely on! You don’t have to fight your battles alone even though it feels like you’ll only be a burden to them.

    I’ve been through it all and just kept the sadness and anger I get from people bullying me to myself, but keeping it to yourself makes it hurt even more and time keeps it burning within you. There’s a calm relief that goes over you when you let it out slowly, but at that time I bursted out and ended up embarrased. The support I got, however, was something I didn’t expect because I always thought that if I did let it out I will be more of a burden than I already am.

    So please find someone to talk to before the emotions you try to hide eat you up even more, because the world is too harsh and cruel to battle it out alone.

  • I just want to die and struggling to find a way to live again. I’m struggling to fight and get up. Looking for insipiration or a friend.

  • I am thinking about suicide because life is bigger than me, people always insult me ​​and I am weak and I cannot defend myself. what Disaster

  • I loved his comment on Vitality.

    For me, personally, it’s not that I want to live; instead it’s that I want to WANT to live! I want that desire back in my life!

  • Called a Samaritans line in UK after a ‘delay’ which is ‘somewhat’ understandable, after a period of silence, I said “I will be dead soon”, to which I got the reply from a not too ‘understanding’ female voice ” I’m sorry I don’t know what you’re saying”??? ��


  • Ive been really suicidal the last week and ive watched like almost every ted talk about suicide.. i dont understand who is disliking these videos… idk why it baffles me and concerns me but it does.

  • Some of these TEDx videos seem to be a little too melodramatic, or maybe even generally just melodramatic. What this person first of all left out in the beginning is as to WHY he failed suicide? If it was some broken branch (?) ruining it all, it still would be ridiculous.

  • I actually like the analogies he used to compare the ranges of depression and how they are not the same. all though i have never attempted suicide, and the “sucidial ideations” i had were drug induced, I was diagnosed with MDD, along with an eating disorder and PTSD.

  • there is not a single person without a character flaw and if it was the cause of suicide you would see much more dead bodies out there

  • I would like to know how he went from wanting to die to wanting to live.
    That’d be interesting for many, many people. and it would be pretty much the point since as he said, nobody wants to die, people just don’t wanna feel the pain of life anymore.

  • I’m here years later.. I went to hospital to check for fever and found out blood pressure is too high for my age. Then the doctor sent me to another doctor who is a Psychoanalysts. Then I found out I have depression, Anxiety issues with sleep deprivation. I have considered ending my life so many times but I just can’t let my life go. Still have depression to this day. No care was taken except that one visit.

    by the way I should add this.
    when I say I have depression issues my relatives just say why do you have depression it’s not a real thing but the Pain of feeling and living Alone is unexplainable. yes I only have my Dad who is an Alcoholic in my family. childhood trauma, emotional accidents, physical accident which caused me to loose my voice thn being bullied for my voice by everyone even from my relatives, no job cause I have Dyslexia so pretty hard to communicate efficiently, break up cause of cheating, I don’t cry, I don’t speak my emotions aloud..
    so I’m just leaving all this just here for other people like me to remind them even us can live here cause we are not living for others and don’t listen to anyone even to yourself.
    you can tell every sorrow to your God and leave everything to him or her. Relax and live till you die. Peace.

  • What a remarkable speech John! it’s because of people like you along with my own experiences is why I want to work in the Mental Health Sector! A wonderful hero! <3

  • Suicide is used as the solution to the problem of life. The best way to prevent it is to not cause the problem in the first place.
    Procreation is child abuse.

  • I know the feeling I was harassed at a job I had after I tried to kill myself my supervisor told the whole mill an the ppl I worked with after that ppl wouldn’t talk to me or have anything to do with me they act like they was going to catch it

  • I’m from Mississauga. I started a series on YT called “Mississauga Creates” interviewing local creatives like artist, poets, musicians and we talk about how we use arts to better our own mental wellbeing. Check it out. I interview on Tuesday’s and Thursday!!!

    It’s a top that needs to be in the light right now during this pandemic.

  • What a beautiful and brave soul. How anyone can argue the points he addressed I don’t know. They really can’t. Suicide isn’t an act of cowardice. He summed it up perfectly: it’s an act of desperation. The number of different life stresses that can afflict people and push them to the point of suicide is staggering. This is no easy world to live in.

  • There is so much talk about “MENTAL ISSUES”, “MENTAL ILLNESS” as main reasons for suicidal tendencies. Let’s face it One does not have to be “CLINICALLY” depressed to attempt suicide.

    Can someone please tell me can one be suicidal without being mentally ill? How about people who are the lowest ebb of their lives because of situations, or people about which they have no control.

  • Some folks don’t care about suicidal people until they’ve killed themselves. When you’re alive you are a nobody to others. People will think nothing of bullying you or being mean, but once you’re life has ended suddenly everyone is your “best friend” and they act kind like an alternate personality has flicked on in their brains. It’s only once a person is dead that others want to help.

  • I suffer from mental illness and just lost my spouse who refuses to acknowledge that my depression has been the main reason behind my lack of productivity and my avoidance of social situations. I was told by her to pull up my bootstraps and to stop feeling sorry for myself. Last week I attempted to kill myself and today she officially separated from me. She has always been a loving woman, an educated woman, but it illustrated just how far our society has to go when it comes to the stigma of mental illness. I’m not out of the woods. I am getting therapy and the support of my children but I feel like I’m just avoiding the inevitable at times. Thank you John for speaking up for us. I have watched this talk repeatedly and it does provide me some hope. Don’t run away from the people in your life who have a mental illness. Love them and help them to fight to illuminate the tunnel we can so hopelessly be trapped in.

  • 55 days now without talking to anyone and I also live on my own. The friends I had have not contacted me and have no interest in engaging with me when I message them so I gave up. Everyone is living in their own bubble just trying to do whatever they need to do to get through this themselves. Having lived with mental health issues all my life I was only able to get through by distractions like seeing friends, theatre, museums etc. All those things that allowed me to distract myself have now gone and my anxiety and depression has grasped hold of me and won’t let me go. I’m slowly building up the confidence to kill myself as I can’t live a life in this new normal where social distancing highlights the feeling of isolation and loneliness. Imagine going into a room full of your friends and they all ignore you. That’s what it feels like now. I can’t leave the house because I hate the feeling of people looking at me like I am about to kill them. I’m in the UK and we are not under house arrest but nothing is open and people are everywhere acting very weirdly and it’s too much for me to handle.

  • I’ll never forget trying to call a “suicide hotline” for help, and they immediately asked for payment. I was broke, so this made me even more suicidal

  • God bless you for your courage I’m bipolar and I’ve learned about beating the stigma I need to talk, and others need to hear and repeat the hero’s stories like yours. Thanks a lot

  • It’s not a cry for help it’s a way of saying I’m sick and tired I’m asking for your f**** help how’s that working for you pal it is not a coward’s way out it is the only way out

  • I attempted suicide, because I was in so much emotional pain. I still feel ashamed, but I know I shouldn’t. I was depressed to the point of being insane. It was not my fault. This man is SO brave to talk about this. We shouldnt stigmatize talking about it.

  • Its hard for me to understand someone who hasn’t had depression. Like how are you just “okay”? How do you not break down into tears at random? What is life like without that painful hole in your chest? How do you just go through your day not feeling guilty? I wish I could have that life. Its been a 16 year fight so far.

  • The worst is that in-between pain, when you suffer enough to make it terrible, but not enough to make it stop. Also, when the only reason you’d continue is cuz you don’t want your nephews to have this pain grafted on them. I’ve gotten better over the years. What do I recommend?—frequent exercise and close friends.

  • I don’t think suicide is an act of cowerdnass I think some people can’t even fathom what others are going through so we cannot be the judge of suicide I totally agree with this guy 100%

  • I’m glad you survived. My son didn’t. The pain is that people battle with is real. I wish we could find a way to stop it, before our loved ones do.

  • I still tear up when I’m reminded of what Robin Williams had to resort to. A man who only tried to make people laugh and feel better, and he could never do that for himself.

  • If someone wants to die, please let him die for god sake. Stop being a ‘hero’ to save him. If there js a freedom to live, we should also have the freedom to die. Why is suicide a taboo. Why can’t it be just accepted and respected as a personal choice of what someone wants to do with his life. People say suicide is cowardly. Who are you to judge someone and what is cowardly. Why only people with terminal illness allowed to suicide in a legal way. That too in very limited parts of the world. When we were brought to this world, noone asked for our permission. Then why don’t we have the right to exit if we don’t like it here? Why people expect everyone to forcefully stay in this world and leave only when the body dies of old age/natural causes.
    There should be a law that if someone has attempted suicide and has damaged himself beyond a point, doctors shouldn’t try to save him, just to give him a crippled and a worse life then he already had.

  • So, interesting. Guns are hard to get in Canada. He hiked for 4 hours to find spot to hang himself. It would be interesting to know exactly what went wrong.

  • There is still hope,
    There is a world outside school outside home,
    You just lived a short time of your life and it will change,
    You will meet other people, people that makes life better makes it worth
    People from outside…

    But first do a Change, talk to people, go to therapy the people are there to help you they know what they are doing and they will help you to make you feel better,
    give life a chance and more important give YOURSELF a chance.
    I don’t have a depression but I heard that
    “The absolute worst part of depression is that even though you know you’re depressed, you’re unable to stop yourself from getting worse. Suddenly, you find your whole day’s blending together to create one endless and suffocating loop. So you find yourself trying to remember the things that made you happy. But, slowly, your brain begins to erase every memory that ever brought you joy. And, eventually, all you can think about is how life has always been this way. And will only continue to be this way.”
    So just don’t follow this way go a other one Once you choose hope, anything’s possible, The past is your lesson. The present is your gift. The future is your motivation, You are so much more than what you are going through. 
    And if you think there is no hope left, remember that: your depression was not there from the beginning… she just came, so why not her end too? ��

  • The strongest and bravest men that ever lived were not afraid of tears!! Hello Jesus wept!! He wept publicly. Not because He couldn’t control himself. He gave permission to all mankind to be honest about emotions. Pretending isn’t being strong and it keeps us strangers:((

  • It’s compelling to me that so many go to the forest to die. I go into nature for therapy but, have at times of despair imagined not coming out

  • Some think pdsd is a form of mental illness, its not, its brought on by trauma due to war, n accident, of tragic event, most with pdsd in most suicides is not always due to mental illness.

  • Change the world is an ambitious idea… and excellent recommendations to effect change in the way mental illness is viewed by society.
    However coping or recovery from mental illness requires support from people who care… now that’s really an ambitious, and for too many, an elusive idea!

  • You are a good man, brave, and I thank you for leading us on this crusade. I just got my daughter out of a psychiatric hospital as she was struggling with wanting to die. And she had a plan. I’m still so worried about her. We’ve all started therapy. I pray that she can heal and get relief from the pain she deals with. She really struggles w fatigue. And I don’t know what to do. I feel like no one takes us seriously or they don’t know what to do. I feel this is a true source of her depression and pain.
    Thank you again.

  • Hate to say it but we’re doomed. It’s easy to have the conversation about seemingly well adjusted adults but literally impossible when you talk about school shooters and ‘drug addicts’. I literally get so mad listening to ‘conversations’ about those two groups that I want to break people’s noses. In fact watch this…so we just watched a Ted talk about suicide and the mental illness that leads to it. Now the statement that will immediately derail the conversation…
    Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. Did you just have a reaction? Are you upset? This is where it turns imm into a gun control debate. The reason I chose the school shooter example is to illustrate my initial point, I’m an optimist but I believe without a doubt that we as a society will never ever be able to turn the conversation away from the guns for 5 minutes and ask WHY the person did it because we don’t care. And maybe it’s not that we don’t care but if you haven’t lived with hopeless depression where suicide is on the table as an option you will never get it. If you’re still reading and you’re still mad that I said guns don’t kill people, people kill people then my point is proven, but since you’re still here and if you’ve been thinking that what I’m talking about is murder and what he was talking about was suicide consider this. Most people who commit mass shootings don’t make it out alive. Whether the gunshot wound is self inflicted or comes from someone else those people enter that situation knowing they’re going to die which is suicide. But in their minds they’re going to hurt the people that hurt them on their way out the door.
    The only reason I wrote this is because discussion about mental illness is absolutely pointless unless you’re going to include everyone. ESPECIALLY the ones that seem impossible to talk about.

  • If you tell someone you’re suffering from a potentially fatal liver disease they’ll do everything to help and comfort you.
    If you tell someone you have clinical depression, often a fatal disease also, they tell you shake you to shake it off and think less of your character and often abandon you.
    Yet they are identical, sick body organs that can be fatal.
    Our culture is messed up. Because that stigma and abandonment highly increases the probability of fatality with depression.
    We have to get our act together.
    Cheers for this brave man.

  • If you’re Chinese and whining about the pandemic your people started, so home!!! Stay there!!! Go home, anyway; you don’t like us, go home!!!

  • With fear comes ignorance.cycle. ignorance is bliss. Till it hits you in the bum.Hate is a cancer.Will society realize it costs all of us a hefty price tag?

  • I was stigmatized by the church I was from. They demonized me and spiritually abused me. I don’t go to church anymore. I’m into the new age. Amen. My family was there for me when I had a nervous breakdown. I don’t trust or believe in pastors. Church and mental illness doesn’t mix. I rather trust and believe in my doctor. Amen. My doctor saved my life. Amen

  • Society is a mental illness. Why?
    Because everyone perceives mental illness in a different way from society.
    For example: Women’s health magazine = eating disorder.
    For example: Social media = insecurity and isolation.
    For example: People Magazine = avoidant depression.
    For example: News/politics = fear/anxiety and kronic depression
    For example: war = PTSD…. etc
    For example:
    Money= Depression ÷ society
    Figure it out people it doesn’t take a dam PHD

  • LOVE this video!! WE all have to work together to end the stigma. All the points covered are right on! We all have the chance to make a positive difference. I just did a video on my channel about mental health & its honestly one that so close to my heart & probably one of my favorite I have made.. become educated on mental health & reach out to someone.. thank you for this video it takes a lot of courage to put your story out there. I appreciate this

  • I am bulimic borderline Bipolar PTSD and fibromyalgia and I fight because that is all you can do to be what people won’t and fighting for what I believe fight or flight in all I do and it’s not will it is what it is and be the best you can to lift others and not self because we can’t fix self but we can help others in a dark cover see the light

  • First of all bosses in companies, Management/CEO/Principals/Managers in academic/non academic fields should be tested (normally like blood tests) and if they are mentally fit for the positions, then they should be selected to become leaders. This can be done like making identity card by Govt. This way society welfare will be taken care of and economy will improve along with protecting such professions in medical fields. Nice speech ma’am. Thank you������

  • Thank you. Your strong will touched me. I am in a process of recovery. And I wish I could be in a place where I can be useful to people suffer from mental illnesses. Much love and so much effort to help both of the divided worlds.

  • Listen to Kitty’s speech, and then consider that Kim Kardashian is the BEST KNOWN WOMAN ON THE PLANET. Our society has lost it’s way when Kitty is NOT a media “darling”. I came out of a media background and am now ashamed to mention ANY past connection. Praise to Kitty and shame on the MSM.

  • Indifference of others? Judging? Labeling? Stupidity? That is no excuse and no reason to ever stop informing people. Speaking out for what you know is right. Compassionate advocacy, one person at a time. One encounter at a time. Like many depression suffered, I too have had some appalling encounters with medical people. I won’t even repeat the things they have said, their ‘opinions’ in response to my state at the time. But that does not discourage me, now long recovered, from helping others who are often up against the same thing. Sharing stories, and knowing we are not.. alone….

  • You can’t break it, there’s too many people and too many of them have prejudice, mission impossible, first hand experience of walking outside of the “hospital” with a group guided by two nurses taught me that people especially the young people I come across of my age don’t want to know us and don’t want to accept, you’d be surprised how strong internal shame is and how destructive outward stigma is, maybe stop calling it disease and treatment and diagnosis and hospital and we’re a step closer to solving this ridiculous relationship between society and youngsters etc like me who somehow are not good enough for society and social life

  • Kitty, you have worked so hard and for so long to help end this stigma. I commend you on your tireless efforts and continued support to the mental health community. Thank you for speaking out. Thank you for your TED talk. Thank you for standing up for me.

  • Que: Why Suicide is decriminalised in India since 2017?
    Answer: We recognised that you did this (suicide) because you were struggling. You were the victim of an illness. And its not your fault.
    thank you Dr. Parikh.

  • My poisonous family is so house aura is so black not even dog like to stay mom sucide that much bad.ladies in my family like to make scandles and so bitches.toxic dad.its create bad impact on me that I don’t have any I am living a depressing dad’s sister tried to send me orphanage she called me dad said nothing.they celebrate my dad birthday without me.our old uneducated people old generation sucks at high neighbour said to my aunt that she should sell me to ragpicker.i want to come out of this uneducated depressing uncles always instigate my dad against me.i feel there is no one in my life no one.they don’t let me to studymy dad said he is gonna ripped all my books.he smashed my phone I have nothing except hopelessness my cousin’s have everything.their parents always praise in front me trying to demolarise.they think I am stuipd worthless not able to study

  • M Bhai pareshan hu…ye sab mere sath bhi h..or is se kahi jyada pareshani h…kuch yaad nahi rehta sab bhul jata hu…kuch karne ka man nahi karta.. sab kuch khatam hota jAA RHA h jindgi se..pls help me..