Suicide

Your story is not over yet - Amy Beluel founder of Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon…your story is not over!

Project Semicolon: a project started in 2013 by Amy Bleuel, who was inspired by her own personal struggle with depression, mental illness, self-injury, addiction, suicide attempts and the loss of her own father to suicide. She saw the semicolon as a symbol of hope and love for herself and for others struggling with mental health…

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…

To Survivors of Suicide Loss

If you have lost someone to suicide, I am deeply sorry for your loss. The traumatic experience of losing a loved one to suicide, is very different than losing a loved one in any other way.  There are feelings and emotions that will be unique to this journey that you are on. And, undoubtedly, this…

What To Do When You Are Feeling Suicidal

This article might just save your life. What do you do when you are close to killing yourself? I know life can be hard and problems can pile so high that we cannot see a way out. I want to give you some practical ideas to try when you are at the depth of despair…

SUICIDE- 10 Facts You Need to Know

In the US Suicide is the third leading cause of death among persons aged 10-14, the second among persons aged 15-34 years. A nationwide survey of high school students in the United States found that 16% of students reported seriously considering suicide. If you haven’t thought about killing yourself, chances are you know someone who…