How to understand a personal crisis.

John* was a young man and suicidal. He had recently split from his partner and had spent three days drinking. His sleep was erratic, and his mind playing over the same thoughts of guilt and anger. He had begun to feel anxious, his heart beating hard in his chest. The only solution seemed to be under a train, and he had been pulled from the tracks by police officers. How did he get here?

A crisis can occur when our reflection is shattered