Suicidal behaviors are normally observed to be correlated to chronic and
as well as "complicated
grief". Its sheer complexity and sensitivity as well as its critical nature
require mental health professional consultations and assessment; it may at times
entail law enforcement, legal/court, campus public safety (and at times, school
administration) intervention and involvement.
Reporting suicidal behaviors is
a link that offers more information on where to get consultation, who to consult
and examples of warning signs that can benefit from a consultation and a timely
and appropriate intervention.
When is it an appropriate time to seek professional help and
For symptoms of clinical depression: If you notice any (or
all) of the above symptoms for depression persisting for more than a week or
two, and is now starting to interfere with your ability to function, feel free
to call your physician, or the counseling center at 360-438-4371 to consult with
For suicidal behaviors: One very important area of concern
that requires consultations with mental health professionals involve suicidal
behaviors. Refer to the reporting
suicidal behaviors link for more details.