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Suicide is a serious concern for health officials, law enforcement and community leaders. Along with the tough economic times that Americans have experienced in the past few years has come a rise in suicides across the nation. In the spring of 2012, an elderly man was found dead in a mall parking lot in Midland, MI. When the man was found in his vehicle, police were alerted. Upon arrival, law enforcement determined the cause of death to be suicide by handgun.

Suffering from Depression

Although the reason for the elderly man’s suicide may never be known, he may have suffered from a mental health disorder. In many cases, suicide can be linked to existing mental health issues. Health officials estimate that as many as nine out of every 10 suicides are caused by mental illness. For this reason, learning more about mental health is important.

Depression is a mental health disorder that is commonly linked to suicide. Below is a list of symptoms observed in individuals who suffer from depression and also may be suicidal:

  • A sudden change from sadness to happiness
  • Dwelling on or talking about death
  • Worsening depression
  • Increase in risky behaviors
  • Losing interest in life
  • Lacking hope or feeling helpless
  • Visiting or calling loved ones with morbid conversations

The Journey Toward Recovery

Helping a loved one to recover from their mental health issues can save their life. If you believe that someone in your life in Midland may need assistance with one such issue, help is available. Call this number today to discover how mental health treatment can help them begin the journey toward recovery.

Midland Treatment Centers

801 E FLORIDA AVE STE 1090,
Midland, TX 79701
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432-685-0450

600 N MARIENFELD ST STE 1090,
Midland, TX 79701
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432-570-0238

4214 ANDREWS HWY,
Midland, TX 79703
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432-681-3100

2502 DELANO AVE,
Midland, TX 79701
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432-699-3817

2500 DELANO AVE,
Midland, TX 79701
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432-697-4747