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Attempt Survivors

DragonflyIn the stigma of suicide, people who attempted suicide have lived a quiet existence, afraid to speak about their experience of wanting to end their pain. The information available about and for suicide attempt survivors remains small, but here we offer the opportunity to open the discussion.

As this site is not for therapy, if you are feeling suicidal, please call 1-800-273-8255 where someone is available to help you 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


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03/02/2017 at 8:24 AM
Adrienne's Mom
Being a mother of a daughter that just hung herself 12-10-2016, I wish there was more help for everyone from suffering depression or whatever is causing your pain. I too would like to see more intervention with suicidal victims. Please remember your family, friends andGod loves all of you and I pray that together we can get the right help for you all NOW! God bless
10/27/2016 at 4:59 PM
Mike B
Hope brings nothing except pain. The western concept of hope is merely wishful thinking precluding action. Action is the only option that produces results. I've had suicidal ideation since age 12. Now at age 51, having no energy left for action, suicide is the default option. I'm composing a letter to my 10 year old daughter; topical suggestions from those who have lost a parent to suicide are welcomed.
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