Finding Hope from an Attempt Survivor on World Suicide Prevention Day

In Finding Hope, a short and inspiring video, a child sexual abuse survivor talks about his suicide attempt and recovery. No matter how close to the brink you may be or have been, there is hope. Read this first, then reach out for help. Find a telephone helpline near you with this global directory, or if you prefer not to use a phone, find international crisis chat and other online services through Online Suicide Help. Learn more about World Suicide Prevention Day September 10,2014, and the many activities happening around the world.  
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