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Living and rebuilding

Living and rebuilding

Living with someone suffering with depression can be difficult, even more so when it's your mother. Here is a powerful story from a young woman coping with her mother's depression and suicide attempts and also planning for her own future.

Learning from your mistakes

Learning from your mistakes

Here's a story from a ReachOut.com supporter who worked hard towards what they wanted after floundering at school. Sound familiar at all?

My green box

My green box

In this story a young person shares their strategy for dealing with urges to self harm.

A letter to self-harm

A letter to self-harm

A farewell letter to self harm

The perfection of masks

The perfection of masks

A young person talk about finding the support they need to overcome self-harm.

Never stop fighting

Never stop fighting

This story submitted by a young woman is about her experiences with self harm and how she has dealt with them.

Finding freedom

Finding freedom

Funny, six years ago I was almost a different person. I hated myself, I felt totally alone, and I was finding everyday a struggle to get through.

Cotton wool

Cotton wool

The story of a young woman about how she asked for help to get through her self harm and depression.

Conquering depression and self harm.

Conquering depression and self harm.

A young woman shares her story of battling and conquering depression and self harm.

A life saved

A life saved

A young woman shares her story about her experiences of abuse, depression and self harm. She explains how counseling has helped her and shares her tips for dealing with urges to self harm.

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