In this post, Dave Ebert, an improvisational comedian who has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts, shares what helped him during the days when his experience with depression and suicidal thoughts were at their greatest. These three practical steps help break the power of the darkness.
Have you ever been so clouded in darkness that there seemed to be no way out? Have you ever wondered if others would just be better off without you? Or maybe you just wanted the pain to end. I’ve been there. Even as a Christian board-certified clinical neuropsychologist treating patients with depression, I fell into the pit myself. But there is another way. I want to offer hope when a suicide attempt feels like the only option. National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is September 8-14, 2019. Read my story below and be encouraged. You are not alone!