A psychiatrist is a professional medical doctor with whom one has a confidential, personal, one-on-one relationship.
Quora is a public social media platform.
These things are not in the same ballpark.
If you feel that you are utilizing Quora in lieu of getting professional medical attention, please check out the following services available within the US:
Emergency Medical Services – 911
If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline –1‑800‑273‑TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline . Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline –1‑877‑SAMHSA7 (1‑877‑726‑4727)
Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.
Originally Posted: https://www.quora.com/Is-Quora-your-psychiatrist
Originally Posted On: 2016-07-18