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.
A young woman’s story of healing after being raped by a college senior and overcoming self-harm.
Here is a young woman’s letter to herself, reminding her of the hope she has found to cope with self-harm and depression.
This is a young woman’s story about the strength to conquer her suicidal thoughts.
This is the story of a young man who found help from others to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.
This is Jessica’s story of finding freedom from an emotional disturbance, thoughts of suicide and self-harm.
This is the story of a young woman who used positive thinking and creative outlets to heal from depression and self-harm.
Megan shares her experience of depression and what has helped her deal with it.
Story from a 15 year old female about conquering depression and self-harm with help from family and a psychologist.
This is Sara's story of finding the support she needed to cope with social anxiety and depression.
Here's Mike's story on finding love and conquering his depression.