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 Jessica’s story of finding freedom from an emotional disturbance, thoughts of suicide and self-harm.
This is the story of a young man who found help from others to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.
This is Sara's story of finding the support she needed to cope with social anxiety and depression.
This is the story of a young woman who used positive thinking and creative outlets to heal from depression and self-harm.
This is Jaime's story of finding different ways to cope with the stress of a chronic illness.
Megan shares her experience of depression and what has helped her deal with it.