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MODERN MATERIAL MISSION Annie Weihrauch {y•ROCK}Founder + Creator of Modern Material The DISTRESS CALL coMMunity is calling on everyone who understands what it is like to have friends and family members suffering from mental health challenges. All everyone really needs is a friend they can count on to be there without judging them. A friend who is always sticking up for them because they understand what it feels like to be bullied, teased and tormented. We each need to find that person who won't be burdened by the Distress Call because picking up the phone helps them feel better too. We all just...

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The Distress Call Collective will feature stories, music and lyrics that will help connect people who share the same walks of life. Blogs can be posted anonymously to allow members to share their struggles with mental health without the fear of being judged by their friends, family, peers or employers. Our mission is to help people understand the importance of answering the distress call and taking suicide threats seriously. Being there for a friend in need is much less of a burden than being riddled with guilt and regret for being wrong.

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Answer the call before it's too late

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** THIS IS THE ACTUAL JOURNAL KEPT BETWEEN MODERN MATERIAL FOUNDER, ANNIE, AND HER FRIEND "STEPHANIE" FROM 1998 to 1999 BEFORE THE FIRST OFFICIAL SUICIDE ATTEMPT. *** The point of this journal was for Annie "AIMEE" to give "STEPHANIE" a way to express her feelings without always needing to be there when she needed to talk. It allowed Annie to reply when she was able to. In 1999 Annie found police in her bedroom reading one of the journals. The Suicide Letter was addressed to her. Stephanie lived but 2 more years of suicide attempts followed until she found the...

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