Real Stories of Hope

Tonight, I Walked that Thin Line

Have You Walked That Thin Line Between Life And Death? We grew up away from other people, out in the country. My Mom was as religious as she was irrational, and the two don’t mix. She once grounded me for a week for putting the soap on the wrong side of the sink. She used…

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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TheHopeLine Helped Us [Video]

“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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