Suicidal thoughts have many causative factors such as depression, no hope in life, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, or financial crisis. Moreover, suicides may be the result of side effects from drugs such as anti-depressants, an overdose of opioids. Treatment for suicidal thoughts includes psychotherapy, medications, addiction treatment, and family support. Medications include antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, antipsychotic medications, and other medications for mental illness. These medications will only help to reduce the symptoms of suicidal thoughts. Addiction treatment which includes detoxification, self-help group meetings and addiction treatment programs may also help in alleviating the thoughts of suicide.