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.
This is a young man’s story of how he realized the love of family and friends is enough to make life worth living.
When I was a teenager I suffered from horrible depression, and this is my story about how I hit rock bottom but eventually made it back and made it out alive.
Dee's story of learning to cope with her depression and grief after the loss of a good friend.
This is Sarah's story of learning to deal with bullies at school and the depression that followed.
A young woman shares the motivation she found to stop self-harming and look toward her future with hope.
Here is a young woman's story of healing from depression, self-harm and sexual assault.
This is the story of how I learned to look on the positive side of things.
Here's an interpretation of a teenage girl's suicidal thoughts, and how she made the move to seek help.
A story about using unhealthy methods to cope and getting help after a friend's suicide.