16-year-old sings for suicide consciousness and Mission 22
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – A 16-year-old initially from Jackson, Mo., is singing for suicide consciousness and serving to a veteran group with amassing donations with Mission 22.
Lizzi Scott, 16, at present lives in Englewood, Fl., the place she began singing at companies to boost suicide consciousness and particularly for veterans and energetic troopers.
“Mission 22 is likely one of the issues I care most about is veteran suicide consciousness,” Scott mentioned. “Once I’m singing, I open up with the Nationwide Anthem after which I shut it with Hallelujah.”
She mentioned she has a whole lot of troopers, previous or current, in her life that she’s recognized which have died by suicide or which have psychological well being points.
“I see an increasing number of folks battle with suicide and melancholy and every little thing that goes together with that, particularly out and in of army,” Scott mentioned. “I simply have a smooth spot.”
Scott mentioned she herself has struggled with melancholy and anxiousness, and in flip, offers her motivation to unfold consciousness to assist others.
“It’s arising, however July 4th of 2020 was the day I acquired admitted to a hospital as a result of I used to be struggling actually unhealthy with suicide,” she mentioned.
After she acquired out of the hospital, she mentioned that issues needed to change and that’s when she turned to music.
She even collects donations for Mission 22 as she excursions throughout a number of states singing songs.
Mission 22 helps the veteran neighborhood with three essential packages; veteran therapy packages, memorials and neighborhood social impression. Mission 22 offers therapy packages to veterans for Put up-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Mind Damage and different points they may be going through.
“I by no means thought I might be the place I’m right now and singing for the folks I’m singing for,” Scott mentioned. “The most important factor is we wouldn’t be right here if it wasn’t for the troopers and all people who has given their lives or seen different folks give their lives so we could be free. We wouldn’t be standing out right here right now in the event that they weren’t ready to try this for us. I’m tearing up. It simply means a lot to me.”
She wished to thank all of the veterans and energetic who’re giving their all for us.
“It doesn’t matter what you undergo in life, there’s at all times one thing you may flip to and that’s what music is to me,” Scott mentioned.
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