Justin Rosa wasn't doing so great when he first moved to Connecticut from Florida in eighth grade.
"That process alone was very difficult, losing all my friends, having to start over, it was such a hard time for me,” he said. “I was very depressed."
The once-outgoing kid began to retreat into his own head. And that's when the thoughts began.
"To be alone was such a… a scary point in my life,” he said. “I thought that I would have committed suicide. And it wasn't until the Choose Love Foundation that everything changed."