Sadly, someone commits suicide every day in our country. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports, suicide is the third leading cause of death among youth between the ages of 10 and 24.
Depression can become serious if left untreated. According to Lynn Keane on TEDx Talks, in the Spring of 2009, Daniel took his life at our cottage. We had know understanding that our 23 year old son was living with depression. Five years ago, we did not talk about depression and disorders of the brain, much less suicide. Today, we accept that mental illness is a disease and not a flaw in one’s character. Watch the entire video.
Suicide is real! If you’ve been sad for more than 14 days, you could be depressed. Don’t wait another day, schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist today.
A psychiatrist is a highly trained professional who completed medical school and years of specialty training in psychiatry. A psychiatrist will diagnose mental illnesses and prescribe medication and/or other treatment options necessary.
Don’t go through life feeling sad, receive treatment from a psychiatrist who can improve your quality of life. Contact your doctor or local health department today.
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