Depression can cause your brain to go off and think about yourself in ways that can make you feel as though your life is not worth living. These thoughts can lead to attempted suicide, or worse, actual suicide. Jaimie Brickhouse's article on NY Times.com talks about her multiple suicide attempts and how she was able to confront them and get help. Her depression was brought on by alcoholism, which led her to attempting suicide not once, but twice.
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