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Being around people makes me suicidal

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  • This topic has 9 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 3 weeks ago by Bittergaymark.
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    misses98
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    Being in class is the worst thing. The absolute worst thing. I start thinking about negative stuff all the time, I have trouble breathing, my skin feels like it is burning and I want to tear it apart. I think over and over about how I must kill myself while I am there. It doesn’t matter if the door is closed, so I don’t think it is about closed spaces. I feel this way nonetheless.

    Even at home, being in the same room with someone else causes me dysphoria that I can’t handle. It gets so much worse if someone is actually near me. I can’t. I’m crying on the road, I’m crying in class, I’m crying when I come back home. I always try to make sure there is enough physical space away from others, but it’s not always possible and it doesn’t make it okay, just a bit less of a problem. It’s much more intense if they are close.

    I don’t know what to do.

    #1100153 Reply
    Kate
    Keymaster

    You need to go to your school’s health center and ask for help with social anxiety. There is absolutely treatment for this.

    #1100160 Reply
    misses98
    Participant

    We don’t have a health center or anything like that, but I thought of social anxiety and I don’t have any thoughts about people judging me, that seems to be a basic pattern in social anxiety disorder. I don’t care at all about judgements, actually.

    #1100161 Reply
    Kate
    Keymaster

    That’s just a start, you don’t actually have to know what is wrong with you, you just have to tell them your situation and how you’re feeling. Whose health insurance are you on?

    #1100162 Reply
    Kate
    Keymaster

    Or, in your country, where do people go for mental health help? How do they get counseling? Google it.

    #1100163 Reply
    misses98
    Participant

    I’m either on my own or my father’s insurance, not sure. However, neither covers therapy. Perhaps I can have access to a psychiatrist, but that’s all.

    #1100164 Reply
    misses98
    Participant

    The only counseling is private counseling. No chance for that.

    #1100166 Reply
    Kate
    Keymaster

    Maybe you should see the psychiatrist then. Your issues seem severe and potentially could be treated with meds. Maybe the first step is to tell your doctor what’s going on and then get referred to a psychiatrist. This isn’t something you can really address on your own.

    #1100168 Reply
    LisforLeslie
    Guest

    Something is definitely not right. You have some sort of anxiety and you need treatment. See a psychiatrist. They are trained in mental health and may be able to either prescribe something to help you in the immediate or get you the counseling you need at a reduced rate or even free depending on need.

    But you can’t continue as you are.

    #1100170 Reply
    Bittergaymark
    Guest

    I agree with Kate. Your problem sounds pretty severe and will not go away on it’s own. You need to see a Psychiatrist. They will be able to help you. You cannot lead a fulfilling life if you are crying all the time.

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