Depression and is it advisable to stop taking them myself

Patient

Q: I have been on anti depressans now for over two years and sometimes i feel they are helping but most of the time they are not, I want to stop taking them but my doctor doesnt think it is a good idea, can i just cut down on them myself until i dont take them as I just want to stop taking tablets, When I am feeling bad like now, I sometimes cut myself to make it feel better but I just want to stop taking all these tablets

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