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If you are having thoughts of suicide, please know you are valuable and worthy!  Please seek help immediately by reaching out to one of the resources in the banner above.

Suicide is the act of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally.  Suicidal ideation means thinking about or planning suicide. Thoughts can range from a detailed plan to a fleeting consideration. Many circumstances can push a person to think about suicide, but at TheHopeLine we believe that there is ALWAYS hope and that you should never give up. There are also many things you can and should do to protect yourself if you are thinking about suicide.You have come to the right place for help!

“TRIGGER WARNING”- Articles and pages that are linked to from this page may contain graphic images and information about suicide which might be upsetting to some people. If you need to talk with someone now, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for free confidential, 24/7 help. Or Text “START” to 741741. If you are outside of the US, please visit International Crisis Centers

Through blogs, eBooks, stories, podcasts and more find answers to these kinds of questions and much more:

  • Why should I keep living?
  • What should I do if I am thinking about suicide?
  • How will suicide affect my family?
  • What are the warning signs that someone may be suicidal?
  • How do I help a suicidal friend?

Most Recent Blogs on Suicide

Accepting the Love of God

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I grew up in a Catholic home and had developed a huge resentment towards organized religion and the idea of God. I saw people go to church, preaching about being a person of God, then leave church to go treat others who were different than they were in a hateful,..Read more

Just a Bad Week or Depression? How to Tell the Difference

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Life can be difficult and saddening. Whether you’re grieving, dealing with a tough relationship, or just feel like you have the blues, it’s easy to feel weighed down. I can remember many times when I felt isolated, ashamed, or lonely and had a tough time tracing it back to a..Read more

You Can Be Twenty-Five Percent Happier

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  Giving Thanks Increases Happiness Let’s be honest. Sometimes life is really hard. We feel broken, lonely, shamed, hopeless. It’s hard to find the positive in anything. And why should we even bother to try? Everything is just messed up. But what if we made a point to find SOMETHING..Read more

Don’t Let Your Pain Go Unseen – [Video]

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UnseenFilm.org This Short Film is Sure to Leave an Impact This 25 minute film is sure to impact you in some way and is well worth watching. It explores the unseen pain of depression. If you or someone you know struggles with depression or suicidal thinking, parts of this film..Read more

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I Can’t Let a Broken Heart Break My Life

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My name is Megan. I broke up with my boyfriend.  We had a long distance relationship for a year and a half. During that time, he would say how much he loved me and that he couldn’t live a life without me and everything will be perfect when we are..Read more

She Cheated and I Thought My World Ended

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Crazy in Love I met this girl. She had a smile that made me melt inside. I began talking to her every day and quickly fell in love. We’d been talking about getting married and it felt so certain. It was all I wanted. No. She was all I wanted...Read more

My Best Friend’s Suicide Hurt Me

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I Was Shook By My Best Friend’s Suicide If anyone would have told me that you were going to come and leave so quickly from my life, I would have smacked them and called them a fool.  We made it to 6 months. In those 6 months, you became my..Read more

Schalk’s Story: The Buildup of Emotional Strain

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I Only Ever Loved One Woman The heartbreak broke me completely and so badly that I went and did drugs, something I was against completely. Before she left me and after she left me, I died inside and I tried to take my life a few times after we broke..Read more

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Free eBook: Understanding a Relationship with God

A guide to understanding the basics of Christianity and a meaningful relationship with God.  Do You Feel Like Life is Meaningless? Are you wondering what your purpose is? Do you have questions about what Christians believe or what it means to be a Christian? At TheHopeLine we believe real and lasting HOPE can only come […]

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