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How To Prevent Your Own Suicide

“Let them think what they liked, but I didn't mean to drown myself. I meant to swim till I sank -- but that's not the same thing.” ~ Joseph Conrad Obligatory Disclaimer: I am not a qualified mental health professional. Or even an unqualified one. I am not a health care professional of any kind.… Continue reading How To Prevent Your Own Suicide



"There are risks to antidepressant treatment, but the risks of untreated depression are worse." ~ John Bailey So, the second time I was sick enough to start taking medication the first one they put me on was duloxetine - brand name Cymbalta. This was after I'd taken an overdose and then begun self harming. The… Continue reading Duloxetine