The Impact of Mental Illness & Suicide


News of Robin Williams committing suicide saddens me a lot.  My heart goes out to his family.  I truly hope that Williams have left his family with a note or something to help bring closure.

Debtdebs wrote a post about Thoughts on Suicide which prompted me to write a post about Suicide and Mental Illness.

The news also brought a lot of memories of the time when I had to deal with my father’s mental illness.    It all started about 7 years ago when my father thought he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  It all went downhill from there.

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