My Experience with Crisis Text Line

I want to share my experience with Crisis Text Line. I contacted them late Friday night because I felt like harming myself. I didn’t want to break the promise I made to myself, though, so I turned to my Suicide Safety Plan instead and chose to contact one of the national hotlines. What promise you […]

Suicide Safety Plan

A suicide safety plan is a plan you and your therapist develop to help you when you start to have thoughts about harming yourself. This plan has steps you follow until you feel safe. Each safety plan usually contains, though sometimes called something different, the following sections: Warning Signs, Self-Management Strategies, Reasons to Live, Social […]

Brutally Honest

Let me be brutally honest with you for a few minutes. I had an interesting weekend. It’s been very eye-opening. I’ve come to realize some things and I may be all over the place as I write this post. My mom passed away a little over seven years ago and it has been since then […]