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If you are in a crisis, please call for help: 1-800-273-8255, or 1-800-784-2433 (available 24/7). More resources available here.

I Support National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline. 261 People

    You've Got My Support.

    I've had many friends who have found themselves in a difficult situation.  As a friend I've been there for them but sometimes it's more than I can handle.  When things get serious I know the most I can do is to encourage my friends to call the Suicide Prevention...
    starchedcookies starchedcookies 18-21, F May 18, 2010

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    I work in a hotline. It is

    both rewarding and frustrating. It's not anything you'd expect it to be.
    h4ll h4ll 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2014

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    Resources

    There are resources for those who feel that they are in a crisis situation. This link will give you resources for crisis phone numbers and web addresses to various groups that can assist you with questions regarding abuse and emotional problems and crisis situations. EP Link You...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Have I Not Earned My Right?

    I have lost so much and yet fought so hard to endure what is unquestionably a painful reality of my failure. I am lonely, and as simple as that sounds it's more devastating and life threatening than most would presume. Each night to go to store and by specific OTC meds to sedate...
    xecompany xecompany 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    I think it's important to share the signs to

    prevent a suicide and save someone's life
    unhappyforever unhappyforever 18-21, F Jan 30, 2014

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    This is national suicide prevention week.

    September 8-14. We should all try to find and help someone :)
    jxlecler jxlecler 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    With My Heart, Sould And Mind!

    I support you and AFSP with my whole human being! If it wasn't for you and AFSP, I would be a mess today after my brother's suicide. He passed over a year ago. May 2nd, 2011 to be exact. I miss him. Thank you for your continous efforts in preventing suicide and giving people...
    ashgarbs ashgarbs 22-25, F Sep 18, 2012

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    My friend that I met on here a

    while ago made me call them last night. It was maybe 12-1 am and I had cut myself again. I was refusing to call because I was scared and I have trust issues, I can't really trust anyone anymore. But anyways I called and we just talked. It wasn't as bad as I thought. I wouldn't...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Aug 18, 2014

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    Dark Thoughts

    One day my friend mentioned out of the blue that he was considering suicide. Following several days, he gave me more and more tid-bits of suicidal thoughts. He has an introverted personality and doesnt express himself verbally very much. I thought it was strange but didnt...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 5 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Yes

    I support National Suicide Prevention lifeline. I support helping those who are suicidal and helping them out the best I can. I can honestly say the hotline has helped me more than once.
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    it's good to know there's other people that knows how it feels to not wanna be alive anymore has anyone ever tired the suicide prevention hotline like the 1-800 number ? I...
    lovermaker21 lovermaker21 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    On February 18, 2015, California Congressman Mike Honda publicly revealed that his 8 year old grandchild, Malisa, is a transgender girl. I won’t pass judgment on the wisdom...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M Feb 20

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    So I just witnessed someone have a mental breakdown because they couldn't smoke pot , someone so desperate that they said they would commit suicide because they couldn't get high...
    Goldeneye504 Goldeneye504 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I would like a NATIONAL CROSS- DRESSING DAY I have a idea to start a campaign , I will cross dress everyday till the NATIONAL Cross DRESSING DAY IS OFFICIAL !
    maxbondy maxbondy 13-15, M Feb 12

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    I am a new member of a club which I hoped never to earn membership to. I lost a person I loved profoundly to suicide on Thanksgiving 2014. This person had a complicated and...
    AdiosPantalones AdiosPantalones 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    It's more of my girlfriend's experience as she lost a friend, but that doesn't mean the rest of the world has nothing to do with her. The thought of someone pushing up daisies...
    CurtainOnFire CurtainOnFire 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I lost my uncle to suicide, he was driving somewhere and decided to end it all. I learned all of that from the radio, two days after, the local news repeated events that happen in...
    prettybombie prettybombie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I just lost my dad may 5th 2014, he committed suicide, he put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger. His suicide note kills me everytime i see it. I miss him, he was my hero
    madicakes123 madicakes123 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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    If I can just get it into some peoples head that suicide is not the answer then my life will be complete. I might not know you but if you put your hand over your chest and feel...
    katttmills katttmills 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Seriously don't come to me with the suicide stuff unless you're being honest. I can't take talking about that stuff if you just want attention. It kills my nerves and makes me cry...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Feb 15

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    I lost 5 my close friends who comit suicide. miss them alot I understand why they did it abd also why somone else doo. The last when I see them alive I wont forget. that about 5...
    MilenaLena MilenaLena 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Hello everyone, I am 15 yrs old and I lost my dad to suicide last year after thanksgiving. I woke up to my mom screaming and calling 911 me and my 3 other sibling were in the...
    Fangedwang Fangedwang 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I just found out that my bestfriend committed suicide... Oh my god...
    xXxbrokenangelxXx xXxbrokenangelxXx 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    When I was 19 years old I attempted suicide. I am vary lucky to be alive. I had taken sleeping pills. The person I was living with knew I took them but she did nothing. I wish I...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    i used 2 believe it should be a choice 2 live or die, that it should not be against Gods word or the law, i was enraged that i felt the only option available to me was suicide by...
    Pennycaca Pennycaca 36-40, F Feb 7

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    Even now all I can think about is suicide. I've even read about ways to do it from this app and I don't know what's stopping me, I guess I'm scared but I want to do it. I don't...
    whispers04 whispers04 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I just learned that a friend of mine committed suicide yesterday. it just feels unreal, I just don't know what to say.
    andrewD51 andrewD51 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    School bullying and suicide- I never realized that social media was more focused on victims of bullying until I listened to a young man on YouTube speak about the situation a...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Feb 12

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    My best friend committed suicide which is why I could never. But I don't wanna feel anything anymore and I don't know what to do
    leex1234 leex1234 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Guys I don't know what to do. Last week my best friend attempted suicide and a few days ago my brother tried. Thankfully neither of them were successful but still. And on top of...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Ive attempted suicide twice. Overdose and hanging. The first time was a few months back, I overdosed on a mixture of pills and alcohol but all that happened was me waking up the...
    CharPhoenix CharPhoenix 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    For years, many many years I have thought about suicide nearly everyday. I don't remember a day I haven't thought about it. When I was younger I would look at a length of rope or I...
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I've never really posted anything about him before. You'd have thought I would, considering I've been so open with everything else. But I had a conversation with someone else, who...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I lost my best guy friend to suicide... his girlfriend that he was going to propose to, cheated on him. When she found out he knew, she cursed at him and told him to kill himself...
    unicornsexist1 unicornsexist1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    1 month and 11 days ago I lost my mother to suicide. I remember when my sister called me. I was in school. She told me our mum had OD'D and that she was in the hospital. I...
    leavingtraces leavingtraces 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I hate it when people think no one understands when they loose someone like a grandmother. You knew they were gonna die in the first place. I've lost my WHOLE FAMILY and I don't go...
    CYANIDExSILENCE CYANIDExSILENCE 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My best friend has recently admitted he's suicidal and depressed. So far he hasn't done it, though he did consider it, but I still fear for him. I mean, I can't be by his side...
    Marvelfandude Marvelfandude 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    In order to accomplish this I am planning to travel to SouthAmerica at the end of March, maybe mid April and never come back... I prefer to be a "missing person" instead of a...
    mybygone mybygone 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I haven't been on for a while after a failed suicide attempt, hospital kept me for a few days and now I feel ashamed of myself, hurt. I feel so sick of feeling like ... Me...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't want to lose. I need to keep going. Stop making me think about suicide (note to self) I need to keep going. I want to be able to see if things do get better.
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Day after day, night after night it follows me like a shadow. Silently stalking. All I want it some peace. I am exhausted. So tired of the crap life has handed me. From the start...
    js246 js246 22-25 4 days ago

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    My mother works in a pediatric ICU, and there was a dead twelve year old. She was in the psychiatric ward for attempted suicide, and they were checking on her every 15 minutes. She...
    thescruffofamoose thescruffofamoose 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't care how much hate I get. It won't change my opinion that I DO NOT SUPPORT GAYS. Ok? It's a sin and I don't support it. It's not "hate", which is what a lot of people...
    ImaginaryBFF ImaginaryBFF 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I have two older siblings, both of which have never been very supportive of me. When it comes to discussing education, finances or career choices, my older brother is incredibly...
    MarylouD MarylouD 51-55, F a week ago

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    I wasn't going to write this story simply because it makes my heart hurt to do so, but following the events that happened to my gay nephew a few days ago, I feel like it's needed...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 28 Responses Jan 30

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    My husband slowly came out to me about his cross dressing over a year ago. I am accepting of it, and love him very much, but I find I am still processing this. I have been looking...
    burbank57 burbank57 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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