First: If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts in regards to your pain or for any other reason, it’s important to reach out for help. Speak to your doctor right away, without delay. Or, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, just click here: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website contains contact information for you to reach out for help and a hotline number that operates 24/7: 1-800-273-8255.
Also, it offers resources for how to deal with people in your life—including your social media circle—who might be expressing suicidal thoughts.
Today, we obviously have a delicate subject, one that definitely needs to be broached throughout the chronic pain community: suicide. I am not writing about the subject, but rather sharing a story and a study.
To watch a video by Victor Gelsomino, click here: Fibromyalgia Suicide
To read a 2010 study about suicide in the pain community, click here: Fibromyalgia comes with a suicide risk: study
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