A depressed or suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted. People who take their lives don't want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously.
If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.
Yesterday I walked with CAFS and THEME Institute's walk for raising awareness on suicide prevention. Looking back a year ago, I probably would have not joined the walk. I guess this story is as much my confession, as my public declaration of loving every bit of me.
This blog showcase stories, experiences and poems of brave individuals who were willing to share their creative personal thoughts in the hopes of helping another one in need...