Suicide is the act of intentionally ending your life.
If you are looking on this site and reading this because you have had thoughts about ending your life then it is critical that you seek help. Its hard to take that first step and ask for help but help is nearby.
There are many people who become overwhelmed by negative feelings because of a situation they find themselves in but with help those negative feelings can pass. Sometimes you can feel overwhelmed for no apparent reason – its a result of your mood but again with help you can get through this.
There is no single reason why people take their own lives- the reasons are complex. They can be linked to depression, bipolar disorders or schizophrenia. They can be linked to drugs or alcohol. Sometimes it is a shout out for help.
Suicide is alarmingly common. In 2012 there were nearly 6000 suicides in the UK and a much higher rate of attempted suicides. If you are feeling like this or know someone who is feeling this way please seek help. There are many sources of help out there, Samaritans , GP MIND
Counselling and therapy.