Strength and Self-Respect

Life can be difficult at times. I’m sure this is not news to anyone, but so often we forget that the difficult times pass.

Recently, my family was touched by violence fueled by hatred and ignorance, which is why my internet spaces have been silent. Time passes and bruises heal, and sometimes we just need a little extra help to put painful events behind us.

Please remember that asking for help is a sign of strength and self-respect. Ask for the help you need, and share these numbers with everyone you know.

Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
LifeLine: 1-800-273-8255
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743
Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438
Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272
Runaway: 1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000
Exhale: After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253

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