Thoughts of suicide can affect anyone, whether or not you have a mental health disorder. That said, mental health problems are among the risk factors for suicide . In other words, a person with a mental health disorder is more likely to have suicidal thoughts. Moreover, according to the World Health Organization, in high-income countries, nearly 90% of people who commit suicide have mental disorders (eg. Depression , addiction to alcohol or drugs , disorder borderline personality , etc.), but beware:
· Suicide is a complex problem and, generally, several factors combined will cause a person to develop suicidal thoughts or to commit suicide.
· It should also be kept in mind that most people with mental health problems do not develop suicidal behavior.