If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and are not under professional care, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 800-273-8255. Please call 911 in the case of an emergency.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is often diagnosed with depression or other mood disorders. When left untreated in the wake of other risk factors, it can worsen depression. One alarming result can be suicidal thoughts. [i] The below expands on suicidal thoughts to challenge misconceptions that deter people from treatment and to serve as a basis for comparison against suicidal obsessions, a product of OCD.