Stories of Action

Hear more from others who have experienced the impact one action can make.

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To Read

With One Question, This Boy Stopped a Man From Taking His Life (The Mighty)

This is What Depression Feels Like (The Jed Foundation (JED))

Being Myself (The Campbell Center)

Humans of Washington DC: “It was 2006…” (PRS, Inc.)

What Dreams May Come: What Robin Williams’ Suicide Teaches Us About How To Save Lives (Dese’Rae L. Stage)

In Pursuit of More Birthdays (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

I Don’t Blame Them: Anjana’s Story (Ditch the Label)

My Story: Kathy Robbins (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)

I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Matt Fried (Live Through This)

Fighting For My Sister, Fighting For Me (Active Minds)

Humans of Washington DC: “Very soon after I moved to DC…” (PRS, Inc.)

When I Used to Lie About Being an Only Child (The Mighty)

Using WRAP as a Suicide Prevention Tool (The Campbell Center)

I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Megan Rotatori (Live Through This)

To Watch

1 Photo, 6 words. #VetoViolence: Suicide Prevention (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

To My Brothers (NFL Life Line)

The Benefits That Come From Being a Suicide Attempt Survivor (Live Through This)

Survivor Day Documentaries (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

Andy Grant’s Story (MassMen)

Starshell #JEDstorytellers (The Jed Foundation (JED))

Family Members of Veterans Share Their Stories (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Mental Illness in Stressful Times – An Asian-American Family’s Story (National Institute of Mental Health)

Recovery Takes Time (Disaster Distress Helpline)

The Truth About Suicide: Real Stories of Depression in College (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

Mark Leccese’s Story (MassMen)

Eduardo: Depression (Man Therapy)

Suicide is preventable (CT Suicide Advisory Board)

Talk Saves Lives (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

To Share


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