You Are Not Alone. If You Or Someone You Know Is Going Through A Rough Patch, Help Is Available.

As someone diagnosed with a laundry list of mental illnesses, and thankfully failed at a suicide attempt, I can assure you that help is available and support is offered. You matter. All you have to do is find the strength to ask.
Ashley Judd announced this morning that her mother, Naomi Judd, took her own life with a firearm just days before the highly acclaimed musician was to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Black Dahlia Murder broke the tragic news yesterday that founder and vocalist Trevor Strnad had died, ending their note with the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.
From Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse, to Chester Bennington, and Chris Cornell, suicide deaths have effected the lives of so many people. Depression and mental illness are nothing to be ashamed about. Whether its someone we know personally, or through a family member or friend, we all know someone dealing with mental health issues.
Help is available. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. You are not alone.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline