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Death by Loneliness

Everybody get’s lonely from time to time…it’s human nature. I was kicked out of my old high school for bad attendance.  I felt like a failure when I was forced into an alternative school. (Which surprisingly turned out to be a better school then my old one!) Thankfully, I was with a guy who was there…

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TheHopeLine Saved My Life

My mother was losing her mind. And I had no idea how to deal with it. On one hand, I hated her for not being strong enough to deal with something like this. On the other, I felt bad for hating her and wanted to do everything I could to save her. I actually stumbled…

5 things you should never say

5 Things You Should Never Say #depressed

  Until we get rid of the unacceptable stigma of mental illness, it’s going to be very hard for people to come forward for care. 5 Things You Should Never Say #depressed I’ve always wanted my radio show and TheHopeLine to be a place where people felt comfortable talking about the tough stuff. A place…

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My Best Friend Committed Suicide

My best friend Alex committed suicide last month. I felt extremely horrible that I couldn’t help him soon enough. I got to talk to a HopeCoach, and she helped me a bunch. She told me to make a legacy for him, to find new friends, keep my head up. I’m starting on a scrapbook of…

Suicidal Thoughts?  You are not alone.

(Video) Death by Suicide: All Too Soon

Suicidal thoughts?  You are not alone! TheHopeLine is here for you if you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, are lonely, depressed, struggling with self-worth, or just need someone to talk to.  The more you can talk about your feelings and not hold everything inside, the more you can begin to feel a weight lifted off of you…