ReachOut Stories are written by young people for young people. If you want to share your own story, we encourage you to do so in the ReachOut Forums.
This is Hannah's story of overcoming anxiety and depression in the eighth grade.
A high school student's story about overcoming depression.
This is Shawna's story of finding the support she needed to cope with her depression.
This is the story of how creative outlets like writing helped Mia recover from self harm.
Emily's story about overcoming her depression by finding strategies that increase feelings of happiness.
A story about being bullied during high school years and getting through the subsequent depression with the help of several health and mental health professionals.