Dese’Rae Stage on Surviving a Suicide Attempt


Grow Through It: Romance & Heartache

Dese’Rae Stage, creator of Live Through This, a collection of portraits and stories of suicide attempt survivors, describes growing through a suicide attempt with the support of friends, family, therapy, medication — and with self-knowledge.

Victoria on Growing Through Mental Illness


Grow Through It: Health Problems & Illness

Victoria, a mental health advocate, talks about growing through mental illness by asking for help, sharing her experience with others, and with therapy and medication.