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Managing Stress

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.

Overcoming sibling abuse

Here’s Maggie’s story about healing from abuse and PTSD.

Breaking away from my family’s problems to make my own path

Here’s a young woman’s story about breaking free from her family and creating a new pattern for her life.

Dealing with his anger

This is a young woman’s story about coping with an emotionally and verbally abusive older brother.

Music: a true friend

This is Mike’s story of how music helped him cope with depression, loneliness and self-harm.

Face your fears, live your dreams

A story about confronting a challenge and facing your fears.

Everything moves in slow motion

This is Tempest’s story about how seeking help and leaning on others helped her find hope.

Final year at school

A story about the stress of senior year, college admission, and disappointments.

Rough good times

Here is Jessie’s story about the ways she found to fight back against her stress and stay positive.

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