Used to cut myself on the arms

Koriander & Ari’s Stories: Help for Self-Harm

  Koriander’s Story Hi.  I’m writing from Brazil, I want to tell my story as a thank you to everyone who helped me along the way, including myself.  I used to cut myself in the arms when I was a teenager…for years. One day, my friend beg me to stop, so at first I did…

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Struggles With Self-Harm

Self-harm stems from pain so deep it feels as if there is no other way to take away the emotional pain.  Whether you have been abused, hurt, rejected, abandoned, or anything else that has caused you emotional trauma and you have turned to self-harm to cope…we are here for you.  If you feel like you are…

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(Video) What is an Email Mentor?

Listen to Chelsea’s story of how her email mentor saved her life. Video Transcription: Hi, my name is Chelsea. I was dealing with so much when TheHopeLine and the email mentor helped me. I was cutting myself daily and I was seriously considering suicide. I was raped a few years prior and just had so…

Pain Inside I Couldn't Deal With

Pain Inside I Couldn’t Deal With

It started right before entering my senior year in high school. I was tired. Tired of people. Tired of my overbearing parents. Tired of sharing everything with my twin. Tired of life. I attempted suicide when I was at the tender age of 16. I totaled my car by hitting a pole at a whopping…

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My Night Started With Cutting

I started my night by cutting. The hallucinations in my head were taking over any thought I could possibly have of getting out of this situation alive. All I could hear were voices telling me to give up, about anger and hatred and constant ideas of death and suicide. I have been through hell since…