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Depressed- need help

Over the past week or two, I have been overwhelmed with sadness and hopelessness. I have many friends and family members that love me, but I constantly feel like I’m alone and that no one cares about me. I have often had suicidal thoughts, but I’m too scared to go through with it because I don’t want to experience the pain. On the other hand it would be just a moment of pain, rather than a lifetime of it. I can’t bring myself to tell my mom about it because she would just tell me to pray, but that hasn’t worked for me. Some days it’s a wave of emotions, whereas others it is like I feel nothing at all. Please help me

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I’m so sorry you are feeling this way. Depression can be really hard to deal with at times, but there is a way out. That way out is different for everyone because we all deal with depression differently, but I know you will find a path that works for you and brings you out of these dark times. And if you are having suicidal thoughts, please consider calling a Suicide hotline in your area if there is one. I hope you feel better soon.

A friend,



Sometimes depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. It’s not only environmental although environment plays a roll. Do you have a family doctor you can talk to? A doctor will listen to you. You are their patient. Or maybe a trusted adult who can get you help like a pastor or a coach? I believe in prayer, but God also gave us doctors and medicine in answer to those prayers.


I'm sorry your going through this, there are a lot of people here in the same boat, and if your thinking about suicide....I'm glad your reaching's not something to take lightly....I'm posting here a couple of web sites with resources to help you:

It’s Okay To Ask For Help

Resources for persons living with suicidal thoughts:


أناfeel like you but I try to find away to help my self and to be strong , be strong ,please


I so understand. I have had a long stretch of days like that, I get some relief or hope by listening to TED talks of people that have the same illness we do and it is important to talk about it I am learning and to treat it, it is a disease no different from Cancer


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