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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. 249 People

    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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    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

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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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2013

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    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 Nov 29

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    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 23

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    People shouldn't take it lightly. I remember when I was in Middle school I was on the phone with this girl I used to talk to and I can't remember what I said but I think I said...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Today in school someone joked about suicide. You can not believe how angry this made me. What if someone near them was considering suicide? How can ANYONE be so insensitive...
    Masqurade Masqurade 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    So I don't know what I want to do. I dont want to kill myself but I dont want to be around. I feel like everything I do causes a problem for those around me, I feel like I am a...
    SumireLythrum SumireLythrum 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    mikeyoete mikeyoete 51-55, T Nov 28

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    I'm a survivor in more then one way. I'm a survivor in the way aim the survivor from my cousins suicide. I'm also a survivor of my ow suicide attempt. It's been 8 months since I...
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    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    I lost my boyfriend to suicide over 7 years ago. It is truly the hardest experience I have ever had to deal with. He will always be a part of me and anyone that comes into my life...
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    I want to commit suicide. What are some quick, easy, and painless was to do it?
    shanzehrizvi shanzehrizvi 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    My ex e-mailed me yesterday because US authorities seized his passport because he owes child support. He asked me to contact his attorney for him, which I did. Once his attorney...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I attempted suicide twice before. Mo
    motherhathor motherhathor 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    the suicide note I wrote over two years ago. It is in the best Latin I could manage. find hope, friends, for I have survived. Suicidum June 27, 2012 Anno Domini Apud Memoriam De...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Don't really remember when it happened. It was probably when I was 6-9 years old? I remembered that I went to the kitchen and took the kitchen knife. I pointed the knife towards...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I have been thinking about suicide sometimes and i needed to tell someone. I told a friend at my school, but now he makes fun of me because im a tiny bit different and he tells me...
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Its been a year now and everyday I am thinking about committing suicide.
    maryamtssn24 maryamtssn24 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    CarthOnasi CarthOnasi 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    My 52 year old brother committed suicide on Monday leaving my 88 year old mother alone and heartbroken. He lived with her, took care of her and they were very close. I am grief...
    elsak3 elsak3 56-60, F Dec 4

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    I want to prevent it with all my heart.1 guess I'm a hypocrite then since I want to commit suicide..
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Dec 7

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    A couple months back I tried to commit suicide by overdose on Fioricet. I didn't take enough and blacked out for a few hours, was passed out for I don't know how long, and went to...
    MaddiElise MaddiElise 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Tonight I found out my brother attempted suicide. No one will tell me what's going on and if he's even alive. Mums with him at the hospital but isn't answering his phone.
    Lasey94 Lasey94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    divinegimp divinegimp 22-25 2 Responses Dec 10

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    dontwanttobeknown dontwanttobeknown 51-55, F Dec 11

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