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All opinions expressed here are those of the person who gave them and should not be used in place of the help of a trained psychologist or other helping professional. If you are depressed or suicidal, please reach out to one of the help hotlines below. (I’ve been depressed and got help for it; one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself. It’s the hardest and easiest call you can make.)

National Hopeline Network – 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline – 1-800-448-4663
The Samaritans – 877-870-4673 (HOPE)