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Editor's Note

If you experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741.

People share their tattoos after suicide attempts.


Suicide attempt survivors share their tattoos.

“Ever to excel.”  Kylee C.

“Faith. Hope. Love.”  Andrew H.

“Many of my tattoos cover scars.”  Emma Q.

“Daily reminder.”  Jessica G.

“It stands for progress.”  Tori R.

If you or someone you know needs support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

Originally published: February 6, 2017
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