Songs That Saved My Life is a brand centered around music that played a pivotal role in the lives of artists and fans that benefits mental health and suicide prevention charities. Everyone has music that helped them through a tough time. Songs That Saved My Life looks to engage current artists with cover versions of those songs and share those stories with the world. Currently, this project benefits Crisis Text Line, Hope For The Day, The Trevor Project, and To Write Love On Her Arms.
STSML is wholesome feel good music. The renditions of these songs are nothing less than genuine, bringing forth the nostalgia, freshness and magic from when you first heard the song. Grief, depression & anxiety don't have to have the same soundtrack, but their ability to touch on sensitive subjects in a positive light and connecting those experiences with music is something that should be praised more. STSML stands for hope and is here to help anyone struggling with mental health issues. It is no secret that music is healing, with a common theme and real roots each track on this record hits home. These songs are for everyone to enjoy and build more memories with but they are also here for everyone who needs them. STSML it is all about inspiring and connecting with the community. You can browse through our gallery of the beautifully pressed blue, pink & green splatter from Hopeless Records below and grab a copy of your own at SongsThatSavedMyLife.com
State Champs — “Real World” (Matchbox Twenty)
Silverstein — “Disarm” (The Smashing Pumpkins)
With Confidence — “Drops of Jupiter” (Train)
This Wild Life — “Wicked Game” (Chris Isaak)
Doll Skin — “Shake It Out” (Florence + the Machine)
The Frights — “Tiny Cities Made of Ashes” (Modest Mouse)
Mayday Parade — “New Years Project” (Further Seems Forever)
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus — “Trust” (Thrice)
Sharptooth — “Die For the Government” (Anti-Flag)
Trash Boat – “Given Up” (Linkin Park)
When you support Songs That Saved My Life you are also supporting:
Crisis Text Line - Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 support for people in crisis via text. We support people across a range of crises from anxiety and depression, to self harm and suicide, and lots of crises in between, to help them get from a hot moment to a cool calm.
Hope For The Day - Hope for the Day achieves proactive suicide prevention by providing outreach and mental health education through self-expression platforms.
It’s ok not to be ok, have hope.
To Write Love on Her Arms - To Write Love On Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
The Trevor Project - The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13–24. The mission of The Trevor Project is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people.
"Through outreach, education, and action, we can equip people with the right tools to be proactive in their communities. Together, we can break the silence around mental health." - Hope For The Day
LEARN THE STEPS - Read up on the warning signs and risk factors for suicide so you know what to look for.
LEND AN EAR - Make yourself available to listen to what your friend is going through. Tell them you care, and them them by actively listening.
SAFETY PLAN - Work with your friend to figure out what they can do to stay safe, including what’s helped them in the past. SHARE RESOURCES - There are several ways to reach trained counselors and to obtain resources online from Crisis Text Line, Hope For The Day, The Trevor Project, To Write Love on Her Arms, and many, many more organizations that want to help.
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