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This is my story.

I am 15 and I survived Suicide

A month ago tomorrow, I attempted suicide. It got to a point where everything was too scary, too much, and the bad outweighed the good. That day I took an overdose on a really strong prescription medication, and long story short, I was in intensive care for 4 days and hospital for 2 after that. I was later told that my condition was in the “often fatal” category. Currently, I’m still trying to digest what happened. Many things led up to this point though. I get very anxious about school and everything in general, I have bulimia, and these are only symptoms of other issues. When I attempted suicide, I knew that people loved me, but I thought I wasn’t worth the trouble I was causing. I have often felt that my Mum doesn’t like me as she rarely praised me and often said negative things about me growing up, and my dad(divorced parents) has been the catalyst of many of my issues. After what happened, my relationship with my mother has changed so much. We’ve begun to understand one another and I know that she loves and likes me. I am in counseling with a lovely person and I’m beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I can’t give a massive amount of advice, but I can say that the best thing to do is to reach out for help before it’s too late.

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