Real Stories of Hope

Coy’s Story: Suicidal and Ashamed

Coy’s Story I spoke with a HopeCoach name West last week. I had googled “Suicide Help Line.” I was too ashamed to talk to someone over the phone but when I saw a chat option, I felt that would be safe enough. My life began to feel so heavy and dark inside. I knew it…

Quinn’s Story: I Jumped Off of a Freeway Overpass

Quinn’s Story I have always seemed like the happy one of my family. No one notices things that they don’t want to. In September 2015, I jumped off of a freeway overpass. I was in the hospital for over a month. I will have lasting impressions of the injuries I sustained for the rest of…

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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“Someone finally listened to me and someone finally cared.” -Alexis Are you struggling? Discover How TheHopeLine Helped Them. Did you know that TheHopeLine® is open 24/7 and it is free? A HopeCoach will listen to you, encourage you, and connect you with the resources you need to find hope. Watch the video and see for…

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…

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,…

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