Mental health, addiction, suicide & depression are so often overlooked or ignored by society yet it affects so many people. I have dear friends that suffer from depression and I am always on the look out for signs of suicide as I have had to intervene on multiple occasions. I would like to use my […]


Share a little about why you’d like to volunteer for Project Semicolon…I’ve tried it, want to hear from others for more hope.


I have a lifetime of experience with Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.  I waited far too long to face my illness, embrace who I am and seek treatment.  I would very much like to share my experiences with others so that they maybe able to move forward with their lives.


My book “Freedom” relates my battle with addiction and recovery.  It is a message of hope for those who feel hopeless.  My family experienced loss through suicide, and I personally felt suicidal more often than not when I was in the throes of addiction.


I have been a volunteer with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for the last eleven years.  I have been an Out of the Darkness Community Walk Chairperson for five years and have been teaching several classes in the community raising awareness for Suicide prevention.  I am also a mama bear with a trans daughter […]


My name is Antonio. Three years ago I was sexually assaulted and catapulted into a deep depression and drug addiction. After losing my job due to discrimination, being evicted from my apartment and losing my car I thought I had hit rock bottom. I’m now celebrating two years of sobriety and I’ve never felt better […]


I first attempted suicide when I was fourteen years old and also began self-harming by cutting on myself. I’ve been in and out of the hospital since then. When I was 28 I had my most serious suicide attempt by standing in front of a train. I was hit head on, ran over, and dragged […]


I’d like to volunteer for Project Semicolon because I feel like I have a lot of experience to share. Over 5 decades of  dealing with mental illness personally. Ling with bipolar has it’s ups and downs but I have a high functioning life now. I have to make sure I take care of myself so […]


Share a little about why you’d like to volunteer for Project Semicolon… I grew up wondering what was wrong with my mind. Until I realized I kept everything bottled up because no one listened when I cried for help. I am now 24 and I’m just now living for my self again, I’m living for […]


I would like to make real impact offering a helping hand and join a powerhouse of hope and love. Volunteering for Project ; will give me a chance to turn the struggle into a force for good.