Suicidality  Leominster, MA


The term suicidality covers obsessive thoughts, planning, and any attempts of suicide. Those who experience suicidal ideation and make plans for suicide are at an increased risk of attempting suicide.

Signs of Suicidality
Signs of suicidality include talking about suicide, withdrawing from social interactions, mood swings, obsessing over death and dying, feeling trapped as though there is no point, or hopelessness.

Individuals may not always present symptoms or signs and may keep their thoughts and feelings to themselves. If you are suicidal or are thinking of taking your life, please seek professional health immediately.

In emergency situations or if you have attempted suicide and are injured please contact 9-11 for immediate help. After treating your injuries, you will receive proper follow-up care regarding your condition.

For non-crisis situations, or if you are at risk of harming yourself, please contact 9-11 or the suicide hotline number 1-800-273-8255.

Effective treatment and care of suicidal individuals depend on their level of risk, personal needs, and preferences. Treatment options include psychotherapy, medication, group therapies, and family support and education. We will conduct a thorough examination to determine your physical and mental health in order to determine the best treatment plan for you.

Though you won’t wake up the next day and feel as though everything is fine, you will notice your symptoms subsiding throughout treatment. Many people experience a feeling of increased calmness and relaxation. It is important to note that effective treatment does take time and you should not be discouraged if you do not notice immediate results.

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