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    My name is jeff, and this is my story

    I am 14 and I struggle with Self Harm Hello my name is Jeff, I am a 14 year old basketball player always happy or what I thought was being happy. One day it was about 5:00 in the morning I walk down the hall and find a blade lying on the counter calling me […]

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    My name is Ashley, and this is my story

    I am 39 and I struggle with Suicide I have major depressive disorder, and I last attempted suicide in 2012. Part of my recovery was a desire to mark on my body the struggle I'd been through, and the resilience it had taken to overcome. I decided on a phoenix tattoo, a visual representation of […]

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    My name is Taylor, and this is my story

    I am 27 and I struggle with Alcohol Dependence My name is Taylor and I am not suffering from a mental illness, depression, self-harm or anything of the like. I am struggling with drinking and using drinking as a coping mechanism. My mom, however, is the warrior who battles depression everyday and struggles with fighting […]

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    My name is Taylor, and this is my story

    I am 27 and I struggle with Alcohol Dependence My name is Taylor and I am not suffering from a mental illness, depression, self-harm or anything of the like. I am struggling with drinking and using drinking as a coping mechanism. My mom, however, is the warrior who battles depression everyday and struggles with fighting […]

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    My name is Hana988, and this is my story

    I am 29 and I survived Suicide I always hated myself.This is started a long time ago where I was a kid .I used to be abused by my family .They always treated me like an object like Im not even human.Its was really hard being neglected by my parents Then there were no friends […]

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    My name is Melissa, and this is my story

    I am 30 and I survived Suicide When I was younger I had people in my life that caused great emotional pain with their words and actions that they chose. Though the intent was never to cause hurt and pain, they did not realize that negative words coming from someone you love, when directed at […]

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    My name is Amy, and this is my story

    I am 24 and I struggle with Depression I dont even know where to begin or how to start this…..but here it goes… My names Amy and i have been struggling with depression for quite some time now and certain chooses i have made dosnt exactly help! I have a beautiful 6 year old son […]

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    My name is Leo, and I relapsed

    I am 17 and I struggle with Self Harm I no longer self harm, at least not consciously, but sometimes I think I still might. But today I found myself scratching (kinda, I explain more later) for the first time in a while again. Honestly it was a bit scary. I have been only working […]

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    My name is Scott, and this is my story

    I am 39 and I survived Depression This is going to be difficult for me to tell, and perhaps difficult for some of you to read, however, my story needs to be told as well. Like so many others, my story begins when I was very young. My mother and father divorced when I was […]

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    My name is JP, and this is my story

    I am 52 and I survived Alcohol Dependence I was in a 23 year Marriage that should have ended long before it did and a 27 year Military career that ended in a way that took a tool on me mentally. I'm not a quitter, so staying in this marriage just kept digging me a […]

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    My name is dana, and this is my story

    I am 16 and I struggle with Depression I'm not an native speaker, just in case you wonder. So, how should I start…it was always difficult to find my place in the world. I always felt different and left out. That my early friends betrayed me one by one and that my mother wasn't able […]

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    My name is Stephanie Allen, and this is my story

    I am 29 and I struggle with Suicide when i was a kid growing up, I was bullied. I had no friends in school so i was a very quiet child. i always kept to myself. i was either bullied for being fat or unique. I also came from a broken home. my father was […]

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    My name is Cassie McNew, and this is my story

    I am 28 and I struggle with Addiction Hello My Name is Cassie I have been Clean and Sober since January 23, 2014. My Mom and Dad met in May of 1986 and by August of that same year they were married My Father was raised by both my Grandpa and Grandma Feely, my Grandma […]