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Katie's story of coping with her anxiety by seeking help from close friends and family.
This is Shawna's story of finding the support she needed to cope with her depression.
This is the story of how creative outlets like writing helped Mia recover from self harm.
This is Madison's story about finding the help she needed to stop self harming.
This is a young woman's story of finding the strength to cope with her unhealthy habits and bipolar disorder after learning she was pregnant.
This is Tiffany's story of finding the strength and support to stop self-harming.
Overcoming the urge to self-harm can be tough. This is the story of how sending a text helped set one young woman on the path towards recovery.
Here is the story of how speaking up helped Samantha find the strength and support to battle depression.
This is Mike’s story of how music helped him cope with depression, loneliness and self-harm.