We are the official TWLOHA UChapter at the University of Texas at Austin.

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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.

UChapters is a network of student organizations on college and university campuses that exists to embody the mission and vision of To Write Love on Her Arms. Through organized meetings and events, each chapter serves as a voice of hope, inspiration, and support for students and their surrounding communities.

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If someone is in immediate danger, please call 911 or emergency services.

*The views expressed on this blog are those of the members posting and do not necessarily reflect the views of TWLOHA or the UChapters program as a whole.
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"You’re gonna need a pep talk sometimes. That’s okay. For now, remember this: You’re awake. You’re awesome. Live like it.

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I will not pretend
I do not have scars
but I am going to take this moment
to celebrate the skin between them.

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TWLOHA Texas UChapter Mix #1

Hi Amy, I have a hard time with conflict. When discussing my obstacles or disappointments or confronting other people’s behavior I can’t get out my story or words without crying. How do you handle a hard conversation without crying? (x)

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Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain.

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New York photographer Richard Renaldi pairs together people he meets on the street and poses them as if they were family or great friends. As one participant mentions, the photo series is a reminder that ”We’re probably missing so much about the people all around us.” How could humanity be different if we took the time to get to know and embrace the people we might otherwise ignore?