I Stopped Someone From Killing Themself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    I used to talk people out of suicide a few

    years ago and I'd like to do it again,8 really wish to help people. Please please talk to me if you feel suicidal now or ever message me for my iMessage/kik. I want to help you x
    elliemaii elliemaii
    16-17, F
    Oct 11, 2014

    I Stopped Someone From Killing Themself

    Late one night, I was trying to call mt Aunt and I was dialing the phone in the dark, and I ended up getting a wrong number. I was talking to this person and I said" Are you okay" and they said they was wanting to kill themself, and I asked why. He proceeded to tell me...
    swatches swatches
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Mar 22, 2009

    I Saved Two People Maybe More

     First was my mum, i was 5 or 6, she was standing on the top floor window about to jump out, i told her not to and she didn't but only for another couple of minutes, didn't work out, she jumped and seriously did her back in. Eight years later she killed herself by drowning...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2009

    So I was writing out this entire story for,

    like, an hour before I hit the "back" button on my mouse and lost the entire thing. What follows is going to be the abridged version since there is no way I'm typing all of that again right now. My mother attempted suicide several years ago. Since I can't list out all of the...
    TheHoarseWhisperer TheHoarseWhisperer
    26-30, M
    2 Responses May 17, 2014

    And I Didn`t Know It At the Time.

    and it still gets me.she was so sad and alone.out of the blue we started talking,about how life is,and how it was for her.i knew that she had it hard,her father was a bad alcholic.he would beat her and her mother and brother.it was the 70`s the police really didn`t do much...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Mar 23, 2009

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