"This was what I looked like, daily, for years. This is what my husband dealt with. This is what my little girls walked in on."
The “Blue Whale Challenge,” also called the “Blue Whale game,” and “F57,” is a “game” that investigators believe to have started in Russia, and has been the cause of multiple teen deaths by suicide. Kids are literally being blackmailed and threatened into harming themselves and others.
If you or someone you know is struggling with self-harm, concerning depression or thoughts of suicide, contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741-741, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
"1 out of 4 people suffer from mental illness. Look around you, and chances are out of the closest 3 people, 1 of you may be suffering from mental illness. Elizabeth speaks volumes from her own experience battling mental illness and how it is not a personal problem, but a communal one for which we are all responsible to address."
Imagine what would happen if we treated physical illness the way we treat mental illness. People would be walking around with broken bones, serious cases of the flu, and no hope for improvement or healing.
Two men committed suicide at the age of 21, but the attempts took place 10 years apart. Only one of the two men survived, and he's now the first person in the United States to wear another person's face.