True Stories of Hope

I wrote a suicide note

Adeline’s Story: “I Wrote a Suicide Note”

Every morning, I would wake up and ask myself, “Will I make it through today without crying?” One day, I got fed up with it all. With my sadness, with being ignored, everything. I wrote a suicide note, prepared to take my life. That’s when everything flashed before my eyes. I should talk to someone,…

in a much happier place

Matt’s Story: Thank you Dawson

Almost 10 years ago, I had first heard this station when I was on tour throughout Tennessee. I was only 16 or 17 at the time, now I’m 27. I have 2 beautiful daughters and in a much happier place. Mostly because of the conversation I had with Dawson McAllister on the air while I was…

I didn't think I had a future.

Elanor’s Story: Depression, Self-harm, Suicide

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t feeling sad. I hope I haven’t always been, but ever since I was little I used to think there was always something telling me I was worthless and ugly; I thought my brain was broken. When I grew up my brother was going through a hard time…

Jasman’s Story: Self-Harm

Jasman’s Story: When I was about 7 years old my parents got divorced, but as far back as I can remember they were always fighting and arguing. I started to self-harm when I was 12.  I thought that there was no one out there who cared, knew what I was going through, even knew I was…

thl can help

TheHopeLine Helped Us [Video]

Are you struggling? What would happen if you contacted TheHopeLine® right now? How can chatting with a HopeCoach make a difference in your life? “Someone finally listened to me and someone finally cared.” -Alexis See how chatting with a HopeCoach on TheHopeLine® helped each of us. TheHopeLine® is open 24/7 and a HopeCoach will listen…

I was very depressed.

Leah’s Story: My Parents Got Divorced

Leah’s Story: When I was 10 years old, my parents got divorced. They were always arguing and fighting. My dad was cheating on my mom, with a woman named Lisa. He would always come home so late, and sometimes he didn’t come home at all. I was very depressed and I didn’t know how to…

Sexually abused

Patrick’s Story: I tried to kill myself

Patrick’s Story All my life no one, my age, ever really liked me.  I was that kid that smelled even thought most of the time I didn’t.  Anyway, when I was 14, men started emailing me asking to be my friend; something I never really had.  I hesitated at first, then I met one of them….

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