True Stories of Hope

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…

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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….

death in the family

Death in the Family

We had a death in the family…my little sister Bailey passed away recently. She was everything to me, we would play together and do whatever we could think of. When Bailey started complaining her stomach hurt, my mom brought her to Children’s Memorial Hospital. Bailey had a cancerous brain tumor and her appendix was taken out….

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