seek professional help

seek professional help

To request, pursue, or endeavor to obtain treatment or counseling from a psychologist or psychiatrist. At the intervention, we all urged her to seek professional help to deal with her addiction. There's no shame in seeking professional help if you think you're suffering from depression, Mike.
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seek professional help

Euph. to get psychiatric or psychological treatment. If you are seriously thinking of suicide, now is the time to seek professional help. His friends suggested that he seek professional help.
See also: help, professional, seek
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The Department of Health (DOH) reminds individuals, especially those who may have mental health issues, that they can contact the DOH's 24/7 Hopeline to either help them unburden their emotional baggage or to seek professional help. Hopeline can be reached via hotlines 804-HOPE (4673); 0917-558-HOPE (4673); or 2919 (toll-free number for Globe and TM subscribers).
The example I gave of urinary incontinence is a distressing condition and many sufferers, particularly men, are too embarrassed to seek professional help.
First and foremost, encouraging sufferers to seek professional help is important.
He said sometimes depression was stronger than him, but in the end he realised that he must seek professional help and open up about his struggle to feel better.
In a 25-minute speech at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's annual bash in Beverly Hills, she detailed her own "mental health crisis" that prompted her to seek professional help after becoming overwhelmed by work commitments.
"I was reluctant to seek professional help as this would mean being labelled.
You can even seek professional help if you feel uncomfortable talking to family members and friends about it, but the most important thing is to seek help," the "BuyBust" star said.
She said it was "OK not to be OK" adding: "the important thing is to keep talking about it, to seek professional help, to talk about it amongst your colleagues because, you know, it will be something that will affect people long into the future".
The findings suggest that people with a family history of depression should be alert to symptoms of the illness and seek professional help for them.
For children and women, she advised them to be aware of their rights and seek protection when needed.As to those perceived to victimize women and children, she asked them to stop and be reminded that women and children today have been empowered and won't hesitate to come forward to seek professional help if their rights will be violated.
Mark, who jived to Little Shop of Horrors with partner Karen Hauer last night, admitted he may have to seek professional help for his weepy ways.
The former TOWIE star, who last night performed the jive with partner Karen Hauer, said he may have to seek professional help.
He said that he use this time to seek professional help for personal challenges he is facing.
The young man, a resident of Sana'a, said he was dealing with mental health issues, but with the considerable stigma attached to mental health, was afraid to seek professional help. "I saw no purpose for living," he said.
Seek professional help for all cases of resource guarding.