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I can't speak to your mental health, because that is better asked of a mental health professional, psycologist, etc. What I can tell you as a lawyer is that there is no statute of limitations on a warrant. So, if you avoid it, you'll only be running away from it forever. And all it would take is being stopped for something simple like a traffic violation and then running your identification to find out you have a warrant for your arrest. I wouldn't want to live the rest of my life looking over my shoulder, having this cloud hanging over me. I would rather face the issue head on, no matter how bad, deal with it, and know that once I was out, I could move on. But, no one can tell you what to do -you are your own person, and that is a difficult choice you must make for yourself.
Have you spoken to a cirminal lawyer in your area, or, if you cannot afford a private lawyer, perhaps the public defender's office? It may be possible to get the warrant lifted and a new court date set, if a judge can be convinced to give you one more chance. No promises, of course, but it's worth looking into.
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