September Is…

September Is…

National Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month.
Do You Feel Bullied?
Different from Everyone Else?
You Are Not Alone.

Every day, in places all over the world, people are bullied for no other reason beyond the simple fact that they are different in some way; perhaps they like different TV shows, maybe they practice a different faith, look a certain way, or perhaps they don’t fit into one specific gender role. There are people like them who are bullied every day; they are mocked, teased, made to feel inferior, and what these people need to know, just as you may need to know, is that they, and you, do not deserve to be bullied.
You Do Not Deserve To Be Bullied.
Yet, even with this knowledge, some feel that they have somehow brought it on themselves, that perhaps the world doesn’t want them; doesn’t need them; doesn’t think they are of any value, and it couldn’t be further from the truth. You deserve to be loved, and you have value.
You Deserve To Be Loved. You Have Value.
If you feel that you are not loved, that you are alone, or that you think that you are useless, or worthless, please make use of these resources below, because you shouldn’t be suffering in silence. There are people who want to help you, who can help you, to understand the feelings you’re facing, because you shouldn’t have to feel this way. That you are here means that you are a unique person, one who has thoughts and feelings that are worthy of sharing, and you are loved.
You Are Loved!
If you need assistance, please contact any of the organizations listed below.
The Trevor Project – 24 Hour Hotline (U.S.):
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 24/7 Access (U.S.):
National Runaway Safeline (U.S.):
Suicide Prevention Hotline Site (International):
Befriender’s Worldwide (International):
Or Call:
In the U.S.: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
In Canada: 1-877-OUT-IS-OK (688-1765)
In the UK: 0207 837 7324
In Australia: 1800 184 527
In New Zealand: (04) 473 7878

Please avail yourself of one of the contact numbers above. They can come to your aid immediately. Remember, you are loved, and if you don’t think you are loved, just know that I love you, and I don’t want you to suffer, I don’t want you to believe that you have to do something to yourself to make the world a better place. By being here, you already make the world a better place. You are loved; I love you.

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