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Loss and Grief

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.

Learning to deal with loss, abuse, and loneliness

This is Emma's story of learning to cope with loss and overcome addiction.


This is a young person's story of overcoming multiple setbacks to discover that life is what you make it.

Loss of a mother

Here is a young woman’s story about coping with the sudden loss of her mother.

Hope is everything

This is Samantha's story of dealing with the loss of a close friend.

16 and Pregnant

This is Crystal's story of finding the family support she needed to face the challenges of an unexpected pregnancy.

A 15-year journey of a lifetime

A story about how one young woman came through with a series of problems and tough times.

Difficult life

Here's a story from Ally-Nicole about overcoming a life-altering illness.

The death of my world

Here is Marin’s story about staying positive through a tough loss and peer struggles.

Moving on

Here is the story of a young woman learning to move on after the loss of a loved one.

The little things

This is the story of how creative outlets like writing helped Mia recover from self harm.

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