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I tied fishing wire to the rifle trigger.

Robert

I had loaded the rifle and put it on the coffee table. I had a fishing line tied to it.

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

Growing up I didn't have a very personal view of God.

Just wanted to end it all.

Ladonna

Do you want to know what reality is?

Because I said "hi" she didn't kill herself.

Matt K

She later told that she was thinking about suicide, and that it was my simple hello that had let her know that she was alive.

I thought fame was the answer .

Chris M

I began to fill it with my surroundings, which was women and alcohol. It wasn’t long until I found myself with a $70,000 a year cocaine addiction.

My kids said sober up or we'll never talk again.

Dale

So, I had a glass of wine and I got a buzz. I thought; “This is pretty good.” I was immediately addicted.

Decided to drive off a cliff.

David

I decided I was going to get up and I decided I was going to get in my car and drive up Glendora Mountain Road where teenagers would always drive drunk, and every few years someone would end up driving off a cliff.

Curled up in my closet to escape, but found purpose instead.

Kay

"The place that was a dark place to start with became my refuge."

I was intoxicated at the wheel and my son died.

Marla

It was eleven o'clock in the morning, and my blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit for the State of Tennessee. My ten-year-old daughter was in the front with me, and she escaped serious physical injury, but her emotio...

Dreamed of suicide starting at 14.

Matt A.

And God clearly said; “You are going to die this year.” I remember it scared me.