THE SOURCE: STORIES OF HOPE

 

STORIES OF HOPE

Life can be challenging.

Sometimes people’s words and stories can help us when those challenges seem most difficult.

For us, these are Stories of Hope.

They can help sustain and inspire us to never give up. Stories of hope help us understand that we are not alone in our experience with a mental health condition.

In fact, 1 in 5 people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.

Read below to find out how others have learned to thrive.

SAM, Age 20

I struggled socially throughout high school, trying to get people to like me …

DAVID, Age 13

At school, I decided to steal my teacher’s keys and lock all 13 of her cabinets …

MALLIENE, Age 12

For my family we traveled through many emotions – sadness, fear, embarrassment, happiness and gratitude …

AMY and THOMAS

For my family we traveled through many emotions – sadness, fear, embarrassment, happiness and gratitude …

MELLISSA

Without wraparound, I don’t know where my son would be right now …

J.S.

I needed support from other parents to help me start to feel comfortable and capable …

The Source • Youth Mental Health Network

CALL TO ACTION

If you or your child need help or have questions, check out our list of community resources and remember,
IT’S OK TO ASK!

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911 or GO TO NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM

For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 or text the word ‘home’ to 741741 for Crisis Text Line.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911 or GO TO NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM

For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 or text the word ‘home’ to 741741 for Crisis Text Line.

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