In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your father in heaven. matthew 5:16
"My Ascension" for Suicide Prevention - Film Trailer
A suicide attempt left 16-year-old varsity cheerleader, Emma Benoit, paralyzed, but propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience to help others find hope, while shining more light on the suicide epidemic that is taking the lives of 20 young people every day in the United States. My Ascension is a feature length documentary that chronicles Emma's inspiring journey and quest to walk again; as she works to bring Hope Squad, a school-based suicide prevention program, to Louisiana. The film also highlights the stories of two remarkable young people who tragically did not survive their attempts, and we learn first-hand from their families, friends, school officials and suicide prevention experts about the devastating effects of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help - call Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or text the Crisis Text Line - HELLO to 741741 Visit www.myascension.us to learn more & Text HOPE to 28748 to receive updates on the film and movement.
Will You Walk with Emma to Fight Suicide Prevention
Emma survived her suicide attempt by the grace of God and with the amazing support of first responders, medical professionals, friends and family #TeamEmma. Since then she has been working extremely hard to walk again, and is on a mission to help others. 2018 promo for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Walk - Baton Rouge. Song: "You Say" - Lauren Daigle National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. 1-800-273-8255 or Crisis Text Line Text HOME to 741741 in the United States.
"Suicide the Ripple Effect" Premier - February 2018
Emma Benoit's suicide attempt left her paralyzed. Although extremly tragic, the incident has propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience to help others find hope. This was recorded at the World Premiere of the documentary Suicide The Ripple Effect on 2-23-18. This was the first time Emma spoke publicly about her attempt. Please checkout her website and blog www.LifeRejuvenated.org
Teen Paralyzed by Suicide Attempt -WAFB TV - Baton Rouge
Emma shares the story of her suicide attempt on the local news in conjunction with the premier of Suicide The Ripple Effect. Throwback news clip from February 21, 2018. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. 1-800-273-8255 or Crisis Text Line Text HOME to 741741 in the United States.