It may not seem like it, but a semicolon is a powerful thing. A semicolon represents a sentence the author could have ended, but chose not to.
It’s become a symbol of the mental health movement, thanks to The Semicolon Project, an international non-profit dedicated to raising awareness of suicide, self-harm, and mental health.
Every year on April 16, The Semicolon Project encourages people to draw a semicolon on their wrist.
I now have a semicolon tattood on my wrist. I’ve come a long way in two years.