You’ve probably heard that finding a counselor can help you find long-term strategies to ease the emotional pain that led to your attempt. It can also be intimidating. You might worry that it will be awkward, uncomfortable or that talking at all about past or current thoughts, feelings or behaviors related to suicide with your counselor could in some way have a negative effect on your relationship with the counselor and/or lead immediately to hospitalization.
These stories from suicide attempt survivors can help you decide if therapy is right for you.
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