On 14th January NSS Unit in association with Inter Collegiate Prayer Fellowship organised a drama for making students aware of negative of aspects of suicide and to prevent suicidal tendency among adolescents.
Depression and suicidal thoughts are two of the most scare things a person can face in their lifetime. Unfortunately, acting on those suicidal thoughts is a far too common outline for many across the world, including students. In fact, suicide is the second-leading base of death for those between the ages of 15 and 24. This guide is devoted to helping those who are suffering or have suffered from depression, suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts. It’s also designed for concerned friends and family members who might be distressed that someone they love will experience death by suicide.
Here is what you require to know about depression, and how to prevent it from turning into a suicidal situation.
Depression is a common – really, between 30 and 70 percent of suicide victims suffer from major depression or a related disorder. Signs of depression contains a feeling of helplessness, no longer finding joy in activities you used to enjoy, sleep changes, loss of energy, anger or irritability, reckless behavior, self-loathing, and more.
Resources To Fight Depression
When we are facing severe depression, there are a few things we can do to help ensure our health and well-being.
Get In Touch With A Counselor
Only a qualified mental health professional can give’s the advice and diagnosis the need to figure out what is happening and how to resolve it. There is absolutely no shame in getting help.
Talk To Friends
Be honest with our friends about our feelings. If we are feeling down, tell them that. If we need someone to talk to, tell them that, too. We might be surprised by how willing they are to help’s through this.
Take Medication As Directed
If we are prescribed medications, take them exactly as directed. Never stop the medication simply because we are “feeling better.” This can lead to a rebound effect, which can make our depression even more severe.
Join Support Groups
There are numerous groups online and in person that can help through depression by offering up stories of those who have already walked this path. Don’t hesitate to join them – those in the groups have been in our shoes, and they understand.