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I am very concerned with the content and tone of my grand daughters

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I am very concerned with the content and tone of my grand daughter's facebook postings. She has commented on thinking in detail about how she might "go out" and that when she tries to think of something else she can't. She's said that she's at fault for sobbing and throwing up. That that is how she starts her day. She has always been solitary, very bright and artistically creative and she has made odd statements before. Her mother says that I shouldn't worry but these latest remarks are scaring me.
Also, my daughter has hinted at serious depression, remarking that if menopause is an exageration of her periods, that she will have to have someone to watch her. Implying she may harm herself. My granddaughter's father and daughter's ex-husband committed suicide in the past year. I believe they both are suffering from guilt. My mother killed herself when I was 13 and I know the negative impact that can have. My daughter's stepmother killed herself when she was about the same age.
Well, anyway, that's the situation. But to add to it. I live about 5,000 miles away. I responded to the facebook positings by saying I undertood, that I've experienced the same feelings and that things do get better, to hang on. My daughter has not returned my calls. I'm not sure what to do now. I don't want to do something that makes them slam the partially opened door in my face. But my stress level is going up. Help!
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Category: Relationship
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