Our expert says:
Sorry to hear of this, Jac. St JOhn's Wort does work in a way similar to Prozac and its relatives. But I wonder whether there isn't a more effective generic antidepressant which would be about the same price, and more effective --- discuss this with your pharmacist, and check. This is a difficult time to be looking for a job. I wonder whether, had you stayed, they might have made a more generous settlement to induce you to resign ? Anyhow, might have beens are not useful right now.
Suicide is the probolem, not the solution, and would be devastating for your son and anyone else who knows you. Why not go to the nearest medical school or major state hospital for treatment, and the drugs could then be free, and counselling could be available. With such proper treatment you ought to be able to get much better than this. What happened to your son's father ? If alive, couldn't he contribute and help ? What of other members of your family. Gettign proper treatment must be an absolute priority. Call the Anxiety/Depression Support group ( number on this page ) and Lifeline, and discuss the situation with them and see what other ideas they may also have. And stay in touch wioth us here on the forum, too, as we'll be concerned about what happens to you, and would like to hear of your gradual improvement if you get the treatment you deserve
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