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Kate Spade’s Family ‘Disgusted’ After Designer’s Sister Claims Suicide ‘Wasn’t Unexpected’: Source

It appears that fame and money don’t protect you from mental illness.

Kate Spade’s Family ‘Disgusted’ After Designer’s Sister Claims Suicide ‘Wasn’t Unexpected’: Source

Kate Spade‘s family are at odds after the late designer’s death on Tuesday at age 55.

Spade’s older sister Reta Brosnahan Saffo, 57, made statements to multiple outlets on Tuesday night […]

Some mental health services are telling patients: ‘If you really wanted to kill yourself, you would have done it’

Like many others, Laura is made to feel like she is “attention seeking” and “manipulative” when she is suicidal or makes attempts on her life.

Some mental health services are telling patients: ‘If you really wanted to kill yourself, you would have done it’

When people do get to access crisis care, many feel that […]

Mental Health Bill: Rick Warren and Wife Kay ‘Grateful’ to Congress for Passing 21st Century Cures Act

Matthew had borderline personality disorder. In 2013, he shot himself to death using an unregistered gun he bought online.

Mental Health Bill: Rick Warren and Wife Kay ‘Grateful’ to Congress for Passing 21st Century Cures Act

By SUZETTE GUTIERREZ-CACHILA

Many rejoiced when the Senate recently passed the controversial 21st Century Cures Act, and pastor Rick […]

“We Didn’t Know How To Help”

We didn’t know how to help. Those six words resonate strongly and seem to be commonplace when discussing mental health, especially in family circles. From personal experience, it’s an emotionally draining and frustrating occurrence.

“We Didn’t Know How To Help”

Increased awareness critical when supporting a loved one with mental illness

BY MIKE STILLON

NOVEMBER […]

Mother who attempted suicide writes open letter to A&E staff saying “Stop judging me”

“When I attend your department I can guarantee it’s as a last resort. I’ll have spent up to an hour tending to my cuts, trying to dress them and have been mentally running through the pros and cons of presenting at A&E to seek help. (There are always more cons) I have never took that […]

Borderline personality disorder: Study shows stigma a barrier to those seeking treatment

She struggled to regulate her emotions and often found herself getting very upset and angry over small issues

Borderline personality disorder: Study shows stigma a barrier to those seeking treatment

By Tegan Osborne

Kylie Travers was just 16 years old when she first tried to kill herself.

Afterwards she was treated for depression and ADHD.

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