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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. 


Benefitting Charities

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.


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.

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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.

[  more info  ]


Learn more about the stsml grant

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share your story

music saves

We have all had a song in our lives that has helped us through tough times. What's yours? Film your own video sharing a story about a song that saved your life. Post it on social media using the hashtag #STSML, or send it to us here. Help inspire others to talk about difficult moments and take the first step in making things better.

So we know who to credit!
Send us the link to the video you'd like to have featured on the STSML platforms. Can be a YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, or Twitter link.

Add to the story. Tag us on Twitter and Instagram!