Hi, and thank you for coming to our site with your concern.
Do you know why they released you if you are still struggling with these feelings?
In the US we have hospitals that are specifically for people who are dealing with problems such as yours. And many of the hospitals have wards for this. Is this not the same in the UK?.
Have you tried reaching out to
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Not having enough beds is not enough to discharge a suicidal person.
I think you need to go to the closest hospital and tell them that you are suicidal. If you already have a plan then you need to tell them that you have a plan of how you are going to do this if you can't get the help you need.
This is NOT acceptable.
You obviously need help - and there HAS to be some hospital that will accept you on this basis.
Usually (at least in the US) you are admitted if you are a danger to yourself. One way of getting admitted even quicker is if you tell the doctors you have a plan.
And even quicker if you share the plan with them.
It is awful that you are feeling so terrible and that on top of that you are not able to get help yet.
For the time being (until we find help where you can be admitted) do you have a religious leader you can speak with? A priest? A Rabbi? etc?
Where are you located?
Do you have any family that can stay with you, call an ambulance to get you to the hospital and explain to the hospital the seriousness of the situation?
Actually, another thing that might work is to go to the police station and tell them there that you are suicidal with a previous attempt and a plan. They might have a good idea of where you can go.
Have you tried going to a police station?
There are things you can do to try to get through the time (writing, exercising, composing, singing, etc) but those are only measures that will work for a very short time.
There are natural remedies you can try, and various medications that you can try. Are you on any medication yet?
Well, the first thing then (aside from being admitted to a hospital) is go find someone who needs help. When you are helping someone else you don't have time to dwell on your own problems - and at least for that period of time you can be busy.
Are there any soup kitchens opened that you can go to right now
Anyplace where they are working on putting up decorations for the needy, wrapping presents etc. ANYTHING that will be of service to others?
THIS might be a good thing to contact your local religious leader.
Usually religious institutions have a lot of work that needs to be done to help out the needy. Maybe you can find one that can give you something to volunteer at right now?
I'll admit that I've been in your position before. And while in that position had the most important thing in my life taken away. The main thing that helped me was finding other people I could help.
It didn't help because I found people who were more needy than I was. Many of them weren't. But by being busy with their needs I was able to forget about my probolems for a while.
How about going to a local old-person's home. There are many people there who never get any visitors. Maybe figure out something you can do to brighten their days?
You NEED to last until then.
Why don't you start doing a craft that you can bring with you tomorrow to brighten their day?
Maybe bake a snack for them?
Make some pretty tissue flowers etc.
Keep yourself going because people do need you to be in this world!
You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I so totally remember being where you are now. Things CAN get better if you just hold on.
You need to also speak to your physician. Maybe s/he can find a psychiatric hospital bed for you.
Until then get busy doing things that I mentioned above.
What is your talent? Big or small as it might be?
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Please be in touch tomorrow and let me know how you were able to spend some time helping someone else.
You can watch a youtube video on how to make paper flowers and bring them to people tomorrow.