Stories of Hope and Recovery
Waste of Film: Travis Young
Travis Young shares the story of his difficult youth, his ensuing depression and two suicide attempts—and how he reclaimed his own unique outlook on life through the lens of a camera.
"...Developing the film at home just kind of helped extend this idea that I was taking care of more than just pictures, I was taking care of my emotions..."Watch Travis' Story
Here’s What I Learned From My Suicide Attempt: Mike Liguori
After 9/11, Michael Liguori joined the Marines to fight for his country. When he returned, he struggled with PTSD and attempted suicide. This is his story.
"I want to share this with you because life is complicated, hard and often, a constant struggle. But that doesn’t mean you have to do it alone."Read Mike's Story
Rhett Miller’s Reason to Live
Musician Rhett Miller shares his suicide attempt story and why he's glad the Lifeline is here to help.
"I was able to come through it and carve out a life that I love."Watch Rhett's Story
I Survived a Suicide Attempt: David Lilley
David Lilley survived a suicide attempt in his forties.
"I nearly missed out on a lot of my childrens' lives. It's been a real blessing to watch them grow into adults and be blessed with a grandchild."Watch David's Story
I Survived a Suicide Attempt: Jordan Burnham
Jordan Burnham bounced back after a surviving a suicide attempt in his teens.
"The main message is that you are not the only one going through these problems or ideas...you can verbalize them and you can cope with them in a healthy way to get you through that."Watch Jordan's Story