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> Coping with crisis
a If you're thinking about suicide, read this first
Detailed, informative and supportive
a. Help yourself when you are feeling suicidal
Read the one above first. This has some practical ways to help, in addition to contacting an expert.
b Find a helpline/hotline near you (Befrienders International)
*Its crucial that you talk to someone* . Searchable list of hotlines/helplines in your country, plus other useful links.
b The Samaritans
Charity offering expert support in the UK from volunteers to anyone in crisis (not only suicidal). Phone, email (can be anonymous), letter, face-to-face.
c Suicidal thread from PsychoSocial Babble
1st of thread-example of support from fellow posters
c. Suicide Crisis Centre
Also includes some good links near the end eg distraction, why live, what its like calling a helpline/hotlines (not a clinic- webpages only)
d. Panic disorder
An expert source. The fear you feel doesn't mean you are in real danger.
e. Controlling Anger -- Before It Controls You
Summary about what it is and options
f Ways to help someone who may be suicidal
Informative, myth busting
f. What to do if someone you know is suicidal
A practical, clear guide. Focuses more on how to pick up the risk than what to do (apart from getting help).
g Depression and suicide
A concise, clear summary of a range of relevant issues.
h. Mind/body health: stress
What it is, and ways of dealing with high stress
z Links page from Depression Central
Lots of links to more pages
z. American Psychological Association Help Centre
Expert resource with information on a wide range of problerms.
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