Story Categories: Recent Suicide Attempt

Rhett Miller’s Reason to Live

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Musician Rhett Miller shares his suicide attempt story and why he's glad the Lifeline is here to help.

"I was able to come through it and carve out a life that I love."

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I Survived a Suicide Attempt: David Lilley

David Lilley survived a suicide attempt in his forties.

"I nearly missed out on a lot of my childrens' lives. It's been a real blessing to watch them grow into adults and be blessed with a grandchild."

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I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Jordan Burnham

Jordan Burnham bounced back after a surviving a suicide attempt in his teens.

"The main message is that you are not the only one going through these problems or ideas...you can verbalize them and you can cope with them in a healthy way to get you through that."

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I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Terry Wise

Terry Wise survived a suicide attempt in her thirties and has since become a well-known author and speaker.

"If I was to sum up my life today, the word that I would use to describe it is fulfilling."

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I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Leah Harris

Leah opens up about her previous suicide attempts and discusses what motivated her to keep pushing forward for life.

"Recovery is real. You can recover from this, even if you have symptoms. Those don’t mean you aren’t in a process of recovery. [Recovery] is really just a process of achieving the kind of life you want—not just an absence of symptoms, or feeling okay all the time, but that struggle where you have support to get on the path you want to get on."

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