A lot of goodbye/suicide threads popping up at the moment?

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by Aurora Gory Alice, Nov 2, 2009.

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  1. Aurora Gory Alice

    Aurora Gory Alice Well-Known Member

    Is it the time of year? I'm not sure but I have read eight today already. It's alarming. I've only been on this forum since March 2009 and it's now November, so I've seen goodbye threads often, but not nearly as many as I have seen in the last couple of days alone.

    What is going on?

    ODIECOM Well-Known Member

    im kinda scared to see what dec. brings with christmas comming.
  3. Aurora Gory Alice

    Aurora Gory Alice Well-Known Member

    Yeah me too. I think christmas and new years would be the worst time. I once even read that suicides treble around the holidays.
  4. sinnssykdom

    sinnssykdom Banned Member

    I heard that around November and May(i think one of those months around there anyway) are the times when hospital psych wards get full because it's often when people's mood changes or something like that.....

    (dont hold me to this i'll have to double check on this... but this is what i remember hearing from a few different articles/people)
  5. Aurora Gory Alice

    Aurora Gory Alice Well-Known Member

    Yeah I could see that, it's when the seasons change right? Winter and Summer? Summer always depresses me greatly.
  6. Tobes

    Tobes Well-Known Member

    Nah, spring is the time with the highest suicide rates, apparently all the bright colours overwhelm the suicidal person.
  7. NoGood

    NoGood Well-Known Member

    Yea I noticed this too. And I also thought that next month will be bad with the holidays but maybe people are worried about next month so are suicidal this month just thinking about it ya know what i mean.
  8. AlexDanish

    AlexDanish Account Closed

    Maybe it's SAD... Seasonal Affective Disorder. It gets me alot around November as well.

    But I read that during the winter holidays, the suicide rates don't increase as much as they do in April. I heard that time is the worst. A great writer once said "Suicide happens when expectations are not met". Which is true in alot of cases, which might explain the April thing. We come out of Christmas somewhat elated, and then the new year. And soon enough, everything comes crashing down, and we're let down... etc.

    Anyways, thats my 2 cents. But yeah, at the moment it's weird. But it's not out of the oridinary. It might just be the internet traffic. I don't know. :S
  9. DrivEthermissIon

    DrivEthermissIon Banned Member

    I'm okay now ^__^. Don't worry Lindy.
  10. sammakko

    sammakko Banned Member

    It depence which side of wolrd you live.
  11. sinnssykdom

    sinnssykdom Banned Member

    Maybe it's march not may then...... hmmm

    wait just realized your in Aus so the seasons are opposite.... well actually i geuss when its our spring its your fall/winter so it still works out since thats when the seasons change...
  12. Kris.T

    Kris.T Well-Known Member

    Might have something to do with the holidays coming up. I know I generally start feeling that way around this time of year, usually early December. :sad:
  13. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    December is bad for me.. Thats when I had my nervous breakdown and lost everything I worked so hard to have..I spent years alone for the holidays.. For the last two I have wrapped myself up with family.. It helps some but I still find myself sitting away from the crowd and being by myself..
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