The term suicidality covers obsessive thoughts, planning, and any attempts of suicide. Those who experience suicidal ideation and make plans for suicide are at an increased risk of attempting suicide.

Signs of Suicidality

Signs of suicidality include talking about suicide, withdrawing from social interactions, mood swings, obsessing over death and dying, or feeling trapped, as though there is no point, or hopeless.

Individuals may not always present symptoms or signs and may keep their thoughts and feelings to themselves. If you or someone you know feel suicidal or are thinking of taking their life, please seek professional health immediately.

Treatment

In emergency situations, if you are having attempted suicide and are injured please contact 9-11 for immediate help. After treating your injuries, you will receive proper follow-up care regarding your condition.

For non-crisis situations, or if you are at risk of harming yourself, please contact 9-11 or the suicide hotline number 1-800-273-8255.

Effective treatment and care of suicidal individuals depend on their level of risk, personal needs, and preferences. Treatment options include psychotherapy, medication, group therapies, and family support and education. We will conduct a throughout the examination to determine your physical and mental health in order to determine the best treatment plan for you.

At Big Sky Ketamine Care, we also offer ketamine infusion therapy as a treatment option for suicidality. Ketamine infusion therapy stimulates the production of healthy neurotransmitters and re-establish nerve connections. It is a safe, effective, and non-addictive treatment option.

Though you won’t wake up the next day and feel as though everything is fine. You will notice your symptoms subsiding throughout treatment. Many people experience a feeling of increased calmness and relaxation. It is important to note that effective treatment does take time and you should not be discouraged if you do not notice immediate results.

For more information on our suicidality treatment options, please contact our office at (406) 510-1670.