Suicide

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…

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…

How Her Pain Turned Into Something Beautiful

Cam’s Story: Dare to be Different We have partnered again with Vlogsters to introduce Camille Paddock to you.  She’s been through a lot!  She was bullied to the point where she considered taking her own life.  Thankfully, she did not.  She decided to use the challenges she faced for positive change.  She started her own…

(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…