"On a bus to work one day just thinking, it just snapped. It just came out of nowhere I've just got to die. I can't do this life, like this is pointless, no one's ever going to love me again."
"I was the saddest I think I've ever been. I didn't see the future, I didn't see me succeeding and I didn't see me ever feeling happy again. I felt really lonely and I just felt like I had nothing worth actually living for. I didn't think I was good enough to actually be around."
"I was tired of trying to pretend that I was enjoying my life when I wasn't. I was just, you know, I was so worried about Year 12, I was kicking myself for quitting my sport and I was just so unhappy with myself. I thought that my dad, I still thought at that stage that my dad hated me..."
"If people had been more accepting and open minded like my friends and my colleagues. Except my manager no one reached out to me after they came to know I tried to kill myself and my colleagues thinking no, it's a societal thing, we shouldn't get involved."