When in doubt, go without. You'll need more information before you decide if it is right for you.
It's perfectly okay to ask for help. There's no shame in needing support or advice. Isolating yourself and carrying this burden alone is going to put a strain on parts of your life, and your emotional wellbeing, that are already under a lot of pressure. Seek help and share this burden with a trusted person or professional.
If you can say it more quickly in a phone call than an email, go with the phone call. Use your time wisely.