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Suffering from depression, having suicidal thoughts, unable to talk to anyone. Treatment?

Well i think i need help like proper help, im 16 and have been suffering with what i think is depression for 2 months now and its bad and its got to a point where i have suicidal thoughts but the thing is i cant under any circumstances have any member of my family find out, no way! Id rather die then have them no. I self harm and stuff and ye i spoke to my friend about it and she really wants me to go see someone about it but i dont no what to do, im not 16 yet i will be august 9th, then i will go see someone. She spoke about a thing called camhs or something that is good but i dont no how to go about it.
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response

welcome to health care magic

you are probably suffering from "Major Depressive disorder". Since you have suicidal thoughts coming, so don't wait for anything and consult a psychiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are wide variety of treatment options like Antidepressants, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) and all are effective ones. So don't worry and get consultation asap.

Wish you good health

Answered: Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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Psychiatrist Dr. Saikat Mitra's  Response
Oct 2012
hi if you are suicidal its enough reason to see a please visit one without any delay and get it started..the sooner, the better..thanks
Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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