A 33 Forever Friend Shares Her Story

My name is Melinda and I have struggled with anxiety and depression most of my adult life. I have a similar past of medications, hospitalization and treatment. The fact that I am here today is because someone grabbed me from running into 4 lanes of traffic and because...
A Story of Survival and a Plan to Live

A Story of Survival and a Plan to Live

I have been struggling with depression and my mental health since I was 17. I hit rock bottom two years ago in January, after a failed attempt.  I spent a week in a hospital with detoxing addicts, came out and tried to go back to real life. I spent a month in...
A Man’s Fight, Faith and Hope

A Man’s Fight, Faith and Hope

Hi, I’m a friend of some of Danielle’s family. I’m grieving the loss of Danielle even though I never met her.  When I was 25 and went to the doctor for a check-up for the first time, I told him I felt sad a lot. He gave me a quiz and I answered yes to thirteen of the...
Drew’s Story

Drew’s Story

My name is Drew Kasper and I went to Lexington (Ohio) High School, the same school where Danielle graduated. I now attend Otterbein University. I was diagnosed with clinical depression and an anxiety disorder at fifteen years old right before my sophomore year of high...
A Young Mom Seeks Help

A Young Mom Seeks Help

I am very sorry to hear of Dani’s passing. As a parent of a 2 year old and 4 month old, I cannot even begin to imagine the heartache and loss you must feel. Dani was a year ahead of me in school. Without a doubt, she was THEE girl every girl admired. Beautiful, funny,...