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Convinced I was worthless.

Beth

I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend

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...

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.

Forgiveness overcame the shame of my abortion.

Katrina - part 2

My healing has come over time, and is still continuing today.

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.

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

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

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."

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.

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.

Dreamed of suicide starting at 14.

Matt

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