August 2, 2019
MENTAL ILLNESS & SUICIDE--EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEVASTATORS OF LIVES

“People talk about cancer freely; why is it so difficult to discuss the effects of depression, bipolar…, anxiety, or schizophrenic disorders?… Just because the illness may not be outwardly visible doesn’t mean the person suffering from it isn’t struggling.” ~Saoirse Kennedy Hill


The 22 year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy struggled with depression.


No one is immune to mental illness &/or suicide; rich, poor, famous, black, white--it doesn't matter. We're all vulnerable to the insidious mental disorders & their often accompanying suicide, which leaves the victims' loved ones devastated, feeling guilty & helpless. Let's all advocate for the many people suffering in silence by speaking up. Help eradicate the shame & stigma of mental illness.



Click on the link below to read the whole article.



https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/us/kennedy-compound-overdose.html

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Wordeee Admin
August 02.2019
Heartbreaking....
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