Jameela Jamil Calls Surviving Suicide "The Most Extraordinary Gift"

Jameela Jamil says surviving suicide is “the most extraordinary gift,” in an Instagram post in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day.

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“Surviving suicide has been the most extraordinary gift to me in being able to still be here and remind the people I love that sometimes it’s just a particularly overwhelming hour, day, week or month. And that it can and normally will pass, and that with even small incremental changes and reaching out to even just one person for help, life really can get better. Please hang on,” she says in the post.

Jamil spoke about her suicide attempt in a post, last year, saying “This month, six years ago, I tried to take my own life. I’m so lucky that I survived, and went on to use…

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