On the outside I looked like someone else – normal – but internally I was someone else. The many masks I employed to hide away from the world and prevent people really seeing who I was or what I was feeling will need to have been good because even my mum did not know that which was really happening to her son.
Depression not just adversely affects the life span in the sufferer, but also the friends and family who surround them while they feel helpless as if watching their cherished one suffer. It is a known proven fact that those who experience depression are at an increased risk for suicide; however, by having the indicators and potential risk factors it’s possible to prevent this tragedy from occurring. Naturally treating depression is also possible.
Suicide in fact is real and tragic, not merely it affects the person that commits it, but additionally people around. Believe it or not millions on earth everyday are facing the threat of suicide and friends and groups of the victims often feel sorry about their lack of attention. See below for common symptoms of situational depression, or clinical depression.
- Feeling Guilty
- Seeking Solitude
- Extreme Lethargy
- Insomnia or Increased Sleep
- A Sudden Urge to Weep or Cry
- Detachment from Social Activities
- No Hunger or Excessive Hunger
- Loss or Increase in Weight
- Lack of Interest in Life
- Suicidal Thoughts
And another thing that can help you in turn become an anti suicide like me is dream bigger and keep on dreaming. Never let anyone tell you how to live life, never let someone cause you to stop dreaming. Learn from your experiences, consider life like a motorcycle race and adjust yourself on the go no matter how sharp the turn is for the tabs on life, you’re in control over your bike and then the final line.