Health and Well-being
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.
Here is a young woman’s letter to herself, reminding her of the hope she has found to cope with self-harm and depression.
Here is Katey’s story about the difference one good friend can make.
This is the story of a young woman who used positive thinking and creative outlets to heal from depression and self-harm.
Here’s a young person’s story about fighting the battle of self-esteem.
This is Eli’s story of how he learned to find joy in life by controlling his racing thoughts and anxiety.
Here's a story from Ally-Nicole about overcoming a life-altering illness.
Here is the story of a young man who learned to embrace his own sexuality and find comfort in his own sense of self-worth.
The story of a woman who faced the challenges of her physical illness and abusive home life with perseverance and acceptance.
Here is Will's story of overcoming anorexia with the help of therapy and a new stress-relieving activity.