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#999Stories of Mental Health

Live Free 999 encourages everyone to speak openly about mental health. We have created a space to share the stories sent to us from our audience to inspire others to share their own journeys, creating a virtual story-telling chain of community and support.

Want to join the conversation? Share your story with us.

Notice: Some of the stories shared may contain topics that could be emotionally triggering to some members of our audience. Topics such as suicide, self-harm, substance abuse, and trauma are discussed.

Anonymous Submission

I started using a long time ago. I grew up around drugs and things of that sort. I had certain tendencies that would trigger my urge to use. Through will and effort, I am 5 months sober as of now. I can confidently say Juice’s music helped me accomplish this. Whether it be from the songs themselves, or his story,

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Brendan’s (Ashtray) Story

Since I was young, my twin brother and I were abused by our stepfather. Our mom got cancer, and it only worsened. It was a battle between trying to stay out of depression while being abused, caring for our mother, and Mom being on a constant teeter-totter between life and death. In 2019, at the ages of 15, our mother

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Faith’s Story

Hi, I’m Faith. Have you ever felt like your whole world was not your own? You simply lived inside of a play of unfortunate events? Wondered when would the story get better? I’m a single mother who overcame abuse at a young age, being assaulted as an adult, and facing judgement at every turn. The one thing that kept me

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