Suicide hotlines really do save lives. I know because one saved mine

Content warning: suicide • «I thought the suicide hotline was only for people who didn’t have anyone else to talk to.» A moving, deeply personal account of depression, its escalation towards suicide, and how one call to the suicide hotline turned the author’s life around. (In order to read the article, you need to enter an email address — it’s worth it.)‌

From Weekly Filet #383, in February 2022.

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