Suicidal ideation Therapy

Suicidal ideation Therapy

Welcome to Feeling To Healing Clinic, where we offer compassionate and confidential support for individuals experiencing suicidal ideation. Our team of dedicated professionals is here to provide understanding, guidance, and a path towards healing.

What is Suicidal Ideation?

Strictly speaking, suicidal ideation involves thoughts of wanting to take one’s own life or contemplating suicide. It manifests in two forms: passive and active.

  • Passive Suicidal Ideation: Wishing to be dead or to die without concrete plans for suicide.
  • Active Suicidal Ideation: Involves both thinking about and intending to commit suicide, often accompanied by detailed plans.

Suicidal ideation is commonly associated with major depression and bipolar disorder but can occur in individuals with various mental health conditions or even those without a diagnosed illness.

Prevalence and Concerns

The prevalence of suicidal ideation globally is approximately 9% over a lifetime and 2% within a 12-month period. However, for those with mental health disorders, especially major depression and bipolar disorder, the rates are significantly higher.

Suicide rates have been rising, with a more than 30% increase in over half of U.S. states since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is currently the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with a particularly alarming impact on individuals aged 10 to 34.

Recognizing Symptoms

It’s crucial to be aware of warning signs that may indicate suicidal ideation:

  • Isolation: Withdrawing from loved ones and social interactions.
  • Hopelessness: Feeling trapped with a sense of despair.
  • Verbal Clues: Expressing thoughts about death or suicide.
  • Possession Giveaways: Giving away possessions as a symbolic farewell.
  • Substance Misuse: An increase in drug or alcohol use.
  • Mood Changes: Elevated anger, rage, irritability, or extreme mood swings.

If you or someone you know is exhibiting these signs, seeking help is imperative.

Seeking Support For Suicidal Ideation

Our team at Feeling To Healing Clinic is dedicated to providing a safe space for those dealing with suicidal ideation. We understand the seriousness of both passive and active forms, recognizing that intervention is crucial.

Remember: If you suspect someone is contemplating suicide, asking directly can be a lifesaving step. Your concern and support make a difference.

Confidential Consultation

If you or a loved one is experiencing suicide ideation, please reach out to our team for a confidential and free consultation. We are here to listen, understand, and support your journey toward healing.

Take the first step towards a brighter tomorrow. Contact Feeling To Healing Clinic today.