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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. 281 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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    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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    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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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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