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depression

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by hossam, May 23, 2010.

  1. hossam

    hossam Deity

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    so, a friend of mine has gotten into some academic trouble lately and has come to the realization that his life's a joke. my friend cries sometime because he just wants to end it all because he knows his life has been a failure up to this point and doesn't want to deal with anymore disappointment. sometimes my friend just wants some harder drugs or a gun to fix his problems. he said he has thought about seeing a doctor but doesnt know if that is really necessary.

    any tips to help my friend through this rough patch?
     
  2. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Get him to see a professional.
     
  3. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    That is probably the best advice. Nothing medical is worth more than a hunch if the doctor doesn't confirm it.
     
  4. bhsup

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    Moderator Action: Such advice is not needed
     
  5. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    You guys best be trollin.
     
  6. hossam

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    aren't doctors supposed to take all suicidal thoughts very seriously?
     
  7. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Suicidal thoughts are to be taken very seriously. Tell him to see a doctor.
     
  8. Shekwan

    Shekwan Kim Chi Quaffing Celt

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    Walk it off.

    Or walk to a doctor.
     
  9. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    Direct him to <snip>

    Moderator Action: Such comments are not needed.
     
  10. Grisu

    Grisu Draghetto Retired Moderator

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    Tell him to stop seeking advice at CFC OT and start taking advice from a professional.
     
  11. Kraznaya

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    <snip>

    Moderator Action: We don't need comments like that.
     
  12. Yared

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    Quoted for the Truth.
     
  13. Synsensa

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    Moderator Action: No need for such comments.
     
  14. Aleksey_aka_al

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    If it's serious doctor wouldn't help, if it's not so serious it would end by itself.
     
  15. Virote_Considon

    Virote_Considon The Great Dictator

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    I have no idea what to suggest. I can barely handle my own depression. Going to a doctor for the past few years hasn't really helped me, so I dunno if it would help your friend. Maybe it would, I don't know...
     
  16. hossam

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    well, its a bit more serious that that.
     
  17. TheAlamo

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    Yeah, basically his "friend" got caught doing something really stupid on campus and thus faces some kind of academic discipline as a result, which could potentially include expulsion. His "friend" is considering suicide because of the outside chance that he might be expelled.
     
  18. Synsensa

    Synsensa Deity Retired Moderator

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    okay.

    so because he did something stupid he wants to die?

    that again, makes no sense.
     
  19. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Depression is not rational nor the end product of some reasoning process.
     
  20. Synsensa

    Synsensa Deity Retired Moderator

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    In my experiences and observations, depression usually has a pretty decent reason.

    This is really just a "suck it up move on" situation :confused:
     

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