Depression affects about 20 million Americans. Nearly 45,000 end their own lives each year. That's 123 per day. For every suicide, there are 25 attempts. A few of my schoolmates committed suicide. Others close to me have attempted. Suicide has probably touched you at some point. Jake Runestad composed "Please Stay" to raise awareness, and fight the stigma surrounding mental illness.


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