Show 287 Risk Factors for the Big Dip

It is May it is U.S. version of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Treating mental health concerns is just as important to treat as conditions for physical health.

The need for mental health care is needed across all levels of society. Neither poverty nor wealth should be a barrier to access quality mental health treatment.

Suicide is not something I want to talk about. I always want to focus on what you can do.

Finding resources and keep putting that foot in front of the other. Rest when you need to but keep on going.

In this episode, a quick look at the some of the symptoms of entering the darkest of places.

Resources Mentioned: 

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has information, survivor stories and help for people in trouble and resources for the family and friends that want to help or understand.

Jenny Lawson has a new book called Broken, In the best possible way. Jenny has anxiety and treatment resistant depression. She is also a great writer who can make you laugh and come to tears in the next paragraph. You can also watch a five minute-ish interview of Jenny by CityLine on Youtube.

Mental Health America has a resource page on finding treatment resources.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline has stories from survivors, the fact, how to talk about suicide and pages of resources.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.


Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements. 

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.