You are NOT alone! It's very common to experience suicidal thinking when you are feeling overwhelmed by stress.
And no, having suicidal thoughts is not always connected to mental illness like depression, anxiety, or some other mental health condition.
If you are considering killing yourself, or experiencing thoughts or urges to complete suicide, there is help! Talking helps.
CRISIS TEXT LINE: text anything to 741741
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE (US): call 1-800-273-8255
TREVOR PROJECT LIFELINE (LGBTQ+ youth): call 1-866-488-7386
DEPRESSION HOPELINE: call 1-800-784-2433
NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE: call 1-800-656-4673
SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELPLINE: call 1-800-662-4357
DOMESTIC ABUSE HOTLINE: call 1-800-799-7233
OPTION LINE (pregnancy, abortion, and post-abortion): text "HELPLINE" to 313131
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