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Stories of Hope and Recovery: Terry’s Story

SAMHSA and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline produced a series of videos featuring the stories of suicide attempt survivors who share their pain, recovery, and hope. In this video, Terry Wise shares her personal struggles, her dramatic suicide attempt, and the life choices she has made since then in efforts to help others.

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This is how it feels – Craig Miller

Craig Miller describes his relationship with suicidal feelings in this brief video introduction, including some of his experience recovering from a suicide attempt. Get his book on Amazon.com now: This is How it Feels: A Memoir – Attempting Suicide and Finding Life  

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From Lemons to Lemonade Stands

In this brief video, Dr. DeQuincy Lezine, our Lived Experience Academy Director, discusses self-disclosure, stigma and discrimination, and transforming lived experience into lived expertise to help others who have been suicidal. This was filmed by David Covington in 2013.

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If you ever start feeling like you're heading into a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)

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