There is hope.
I believe you. You are not selfish. You are not "too" much. You are not alone.
I have known what it is like to feel alone and afraid. I have known what it is like to not be believed. I acknowledge you.
Here is a small list of resources to help you rediscover hope.
You have a future that is brilliant.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Mental Health America (MHA)
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Child Mind Institute
Treatment Advocacy Center
National Council for Behavioral Health
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR)
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
The Trevor Project
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
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