A Southern University cheerleader who used to write suicide notes as a teenager has taken her own life.
“May this day bring me rest and peace.” Ariana Miller wrote a long suicide note in her name Instagram page On wednesday
Her body was found in the Mississippi River after school officials informed her Suicide note Wednesday around 9 p.m.
In his post, which received more than 65,000 likes, Miller wrote about his fight against suicidal ideation at a young age.
“I’ve been fighting this urge since I was a teenager. I’ve given this life all my struggles. I’m grateful to everyone who has entered my life and I can only imagine how it will find you.”
“I pray to the people in my life you learn to express your feelings and always get help !!! I have failed at this and I am afraid it is too late. Mom, thank you so much, I pray you know I am at rest now You gave me everything to make me happy, You gave me everything to make me happy! I am happy in the water where everything is calm and peaceful. I wrote many suicide notes in my life but finally, I reached my end. Teaches to test “strong” friends, always be present! I oppose myself but never give up !!! “
Southern University and A&M College Issued a statement On Twitter:
“We are saddened to lose Arlana Miller, a newcomer to Southern University, a cheerleader.
On May 4, 2022, at approximately 9 p.m., Southern University Athletics Department was notified of a social media post that eventually led to this unfortunate announcement.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about mental or behavioral health issues and help reduce stigma.
Counseling is available at the University Counseling Center for all students and especially for student-athletes in the department. Holistic Behavioral Health Hotline offers 24/7 counseling services. Please call (225) 368-9602.
We ask for your prayers, love, and support.
Our deepest sympathies to Miller’s family, SU Cheer and friends.
We love you Arlana
Our entire campus community is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Arlana Miller, a young man majoring in agriculture on the Baton Rouge campus. Arlana was a native of Texas and one of the cheerleaders at our Southern University. pic.twitter.com/FJ7qMPTamn
– Southern University (ouSouthernU_BR) May 5, 2022