Savannah Chrisley described her previous suicide try as “a cry for assist.”
In Tuesday’s episode of her “Unlocked” podcast, the previous “Chrisley Is aware of Finest” star, 25, advised psychological well being and habit consciousness advocate Patrick Custer that she tried to take her life when she was about 15 or 16 years outdated, proper earlier than her household started filming their actuality present.
“I didn’t actually have a life-or-death expertise, however I did attempt committing suicide in order that doubtlessly was possibly my life-or-death expertise,” she stated. “However for me, it was extra a cry for assist.”
As a result of the incident was so traumatic, Chrisley doesn’t keep in mind quite a lot of the main points.
“It’s so loopy as a result of while you undergo a lot trauma, I really feel like your thoughts simply blocks it out,” she defined.
“I additionally really feel like, too, there have been possibly some uncomfortable side effects to what I had performed to the place it affected my reminiscence, but it surely all actually was a blur,” she added, having beforehand revealed that she “took a bottle of capsules” as a result of she “suffered from actually unhealthy melancholy.”
She does, nonetheless, “keep in mind waking up within the hospital, [her] dad and mom being there and discussions being had.”
She additionally remembers “mendacity to the docs as a result of [she] didn’t wish to be held on the hospital.”
Chrisley admitted that it was “laborious coming off of that straight into actuality tv in entrance of the world and having much more thrown at you,” including that her strategy was “masking” the “hiccup” and reminding herself that she’s “nice.”
Nevertheless, she stated her dad and mom, Todd and Julie Chrisley — who’re at the moment serving a mixed 19 years in jail for financial institution fraud and tax evasion — “stepped up” after her hospitalization.
“My dad spent numerous hours with me daily, simply making an attempt to get me to speak, telling me his life tales, his trauma,” she shared. “Making an attempt to let me know, like, ‘Hey, I’m not this excellent particular person you’ve all the time thought I’m. I’ve gone by means of stuff in my life, too. I’ve had trauma. I would like you to really feel snug.’”
Savannah beforehand admitted that Todd — who not too long ago celebrated his 54th birthday behind bars — and Julie, 50, “hid it so properly” from the surface world that “nobody knew” she had entered “game-chang[ing]” intensive remedy.
Savannah’s former fiancé, Nic Kerdiles tried suicide in February 2022.
If you happen to or somebody you already know is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).