Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone. They are more common than you might think, which is why there are 4 suicide hotlines (or helplines and crisis lines) in South Korea that can offer help to anyone struggling with feeling suicidal. Suicidal thoughts might involve:
A suicidal crisis is a normal response to very severe psychological pain that won't go away. You may be at a point where you're struggling to find the strength to get through one more day. It may not seem like it, but there is hope. You can heal your pain without ending your life.
You may be concerned that nobody will understand what you're going through, but helpline volunteers in South Korea are specially trained to offer support to people in an emotional crisis. There is no right or wrong way to talk about suicidal feelings. Reaching out for help is what counts.
If you are having thoughts of suicide today, consider contacting a helpline in South Korea for free, confidential help.