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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. 208 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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    This is national suicide prevention week.

    September 8-14. We should all try to find and help someone :)
    jxlecler jxlecler 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Fail. There's no way category of "suicide is okay" I think some people should be allowed to choose suicide as a way out. It is a mentality. It is a quick fix to a problem...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Suicide prevention week is coming up and I'm really looking forward to making a video to raise awareness. I'm really good at editing, I've now been editing for about 3 years and so...
    zennarts zennarts 13-15, F Sep 2

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    I'm not going to lie, suicide prevention week is especially hard after the year I've had...
    panikki panikki 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Suicide Prevention Week is this week. It might bring up some painful memories, but remember, you're still here for a reason. And be someone else's reason to why they're still here...
    drummerchic4Christ drummerchic4Christ 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am new to this so bear with me. I have been in this relationship with my boyfriend for a year and six months. We get along and are an amazing couple. When we first started dating...
    MarieeAngela MarieeAngela 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I wrote a book that's being published: "Once The Storm is Over: From Grieving To Healing After The Suicide of My Daughter." I'm interested in connecting with those who have been...
    ninabingham ninabingham 46-50, F Aug 23

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    Some info for your quest: Numerous studies indicate that the single most helpful thing you can do for someone experiencing suicide ideation... Listen. The likelihood that you can...
    o0capricious0o o0capricious0o 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    My name is jessica I'm 27 I lost my mom to suicide may17 th 2009 I'm starting a support group for families left behind after a suicide it called Julie's hope. I'm looking for other...
    lifeafterasuicide lifeafterasuicide 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    My name is Jessica I lost my mother to suicide May 17 th 2009 but wasn't found until the 19 th . It still feels like it just happened yesterday she left behind her three children...
    lifeafterasuicide lifeafterasuicide 26-30, F Aug 27

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    I hated not being accepted for who I was. And to those who tried to help initially, I was seen as a mental problem, not a person. I looked around and my whole world seemed to be...
    TheOnlySmartKing TheOnlySmartKing 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am Welsh so I didn't know what the result would be. I would like more independence for my country but in a way I am relieved that Scotland is staying because the other countries...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I support their right to marry, and to adopt. Your sexual orientation has nothing to do with your parenting skills. If you feel like you have what it takes to raise a human being...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Despite the 37 - 31 loss to Florida State at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, the Poke's, freshman defense, only allowed 27 yards of rushing by the defending National Champion Seminoles, in...
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M Aug 30

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    I tend to lean rather Republican but I suppose this is where I do not. XD I just don't see a point in it not being nationally legalized. Why have the government choose who/how many...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    The truth about the brutal military occupation in the words of serving Israeli soldiers in a letter to Binyamin Netanyahu and Israeli miltary chiefs : Prime Minister, Mr...
    peza peza 46-50, M Sep 12

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    Today as many of you may not know was a day that will go down in Scottish history for one of many reasons. Today Scotland got to vote whether we wanted to be part of the UK or...
    klxo klxo 18-21, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    My teen daughter committed suicide last year, and I wrote a book that's being published in 2015 about it : "Once The Storm Is Over: From Grieving To Healing After The Suicide of My...
    ninabingham ninabingham 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    After the audience Brazilian national anthem rang out the melody, the atmosphere will instantly solidified, the audience saw tens of thousands of Brazilian fans, Brazilian...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I still remember the time I tried, 5 years ago when I was 12. I popped 60 over pills into my mouth and tried to swallow them, of course eventually I did. I remember feeling sick...
    Verasayshi Verasayshi 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My teen daughter committed suicide last year, and I wrote a book that's being published next year about it : "Once The Storm Is Over: From Grieving To Healing After The Suicide of...
    ninabingham ninabingham 46-50, F Aug 29

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    After losing my best friend to suicide three years ago I have made it my goal in life to help others. Whether it be just sending someone an encouraging message while they seem down...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    By the time I was 24 years old, I long ago passed that line between social drinking and alcoholism and, in that nebulous alcoholic fog and exaggerated egoism, smirked at relatives...
    cmmacneil cmmacneil 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    A lot of people who suffer depression and anxiety who hit a suicidal level don't understand it's not them at all. Life is one basic level and our body determines it's difficulty...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I might join the national guard bc of the money but I am not good with structured things.. But all I want to do with my life is travel and help people.
    Grace224 Grace224 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Less than 10 months ago my life changed drastically, it was a sun shining day but yet a horrible day. Around 4 or 5 pm my sister found my mother dead in her bed. We had a clue on...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It took me long enough to share this but I felt I had too. The recent death of the late Robin Williams brought back memories of own biological fathers' suicide. I was ten at the...
    ChristyyS ChristyyS 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't know if it can be said that I lost someone to suicide, when I didn't know her at all. You can't loose what you never had. My mother killed herself exactly two weeks after...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Why is suicide so wise spread josh marks September 5 2014 2 weeks after his baby sister committed suicide
    homewardbound1990 homewardbound1990 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I was 14-15 at the time. And he was my ex. I never knew he was suicidal. Until my mom told me he shot himself in the head. He had been drinking and wrote a suicide letter. I...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I still remember what she wore to school that day. I don't know why I can't forget. I have an image scratched so deep into the back of my mind, it's impossible to forget. Other...
    aknownothing aknownothing 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I remember all the threats he made of committing suicide and I realized he was asking for help in his own way. The time he stopped talking about it, he actually did it. So I...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am writing this post to hopefully save someone who is considering suicide. I know that life can be so hard, lonely, and scary sometimes, for some of us we never seem to catch a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I lost my mom to suicide in May 2014. She had made several attempts in the last ten years and made threats every couple of months. I always assumed they were cries for attention...
    heatherash1204 heatherash1204 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Two weeks ago I OD on my meds, not a very high dose, I hadn't been taking my meds for sometime and should have began at a low dose, but began at 600mg plus my other meds which lead...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Suicide doesn't keep it from getting worse, it keeps it from gettin better..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I lost my closest friend to suicide
    horneyteen88 horneyteen88 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    To the many, many teenagers whose thoughts turn here when life gets sucky: i know you're obviously hurting and you feel suicide is a potential option to stop that but this has got...
    walkonthewildside walkonthewildside 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Suicide just eliminates the chances of anything getting better. :c
    Stare0fDeath Stare0fDeath 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    So I wanted to commit suicide in the past, so this girl in class said ( if my bro killed himself I wouldn't care ) then I got up and walked out of class and 10mins later I went...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 27