Why I’m Glad I didn’t take my life

The amazing people in the videos on this page have survived suicidal thoughts, and in some cases, attempts. They are now living awesome lives beyond anything they ever dreamed. These real life stories show us that life not only gets better, but cooler than we can imagine. Watch, learn and share their insights on how pain is temporary. Getting through dark times helps us become the person we’re supposed to be. Who better to be a therapist than someone who overcame deep pain.

Some of these videos will touch you deeply while others may make you think – that’s not so bad, they should try dealing with all the stuff I’m going through. It is important to remember that this is not a competition…all pain is the same. If you know someone who you think is suicidal, reach out to them ask if they are. Listen to them and please tell them about this page. You could be saving a life! Also, if you think no one will care if you take your life, think again…according to the American Association of Suicidology, approximately 135 people will feel the loss.

To share YOUR story on this page, send your video (MP3) to us @ PreventBullyingNow@heyugly.org with Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Take My Life in the subject line. 

Lizzie Velasquez

Sanah Jivani

Kevin Hines

Rhett Miller

Travis Bryant

Lauren Marlott

Lil Sylnc

Ari Zizzo

Mark Henick

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