Serotonin and Suicide
In light of the recent death by suicide of actor Robin Williams, I wanted to share a quick image of 12 ways that you may increase your serotonin levels. If you are wondering what serotonin is, please click here to be forwarded to the WebMD site.
On the same note, I say it many times, but I am a Mental Health Counselor first. I am a first responder in the mental health community and I am deeply saddened when I know that someone has taken their own life because they see no end to their personal afflictions. Believe it or not, there are people such as myself who are here to serve, at any time of the day. If you know of anyone whom you have noticed a significant change in, maybe they have become withdrawn or happy one minute and sad the next - please reach out to them. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a great resource to those who may be suffering with depressive symptoms. I have also included an image of suicide warning signs below.