After overcoming many obstacles in her life including bullying, rejection, suicide, self-injury, addiction, abuse and even rape, Amy has found strength and a love for others. Amy struggled with mental illness for 20+ years and has experienced many stigmas associated with it. She now shares her stories around the nation giving hope to others struggling with mental illness. Amy is the founder of Project Semicolon which she began in the Spring of 2013 to honor her father whom she lost to suicide. Through the semicolon symbol many related to the struggle of depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide and their will to continue on. “Project Semicolon” believe that this is not the end but a new beginning.
Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/15/2016 -- A semicolon is used when an author could've ended a sentence but chose not to. You are the author and the sentence is your life. This is the basis of the worldwide campaign Project Semicolon. We will talk with Project Semicolon Founder, Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide. Through the semicolon symbol many related to the struggle of depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide and their will to continue on. This also represented a goal – to believe that this is not the end but a new beginning. As she began this effort, Amy heard from people longing to continue their story and live a life that would inspire others to continue on as well. Project Semicolon has become much more than just one person honoring a parent. Project Semicolon is honored to be a part of those continuing stories, and to be an inspiration to those who are struggling.
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