“We just thought he was OK,” she says. “I can’t emphasize enough. If you knew Chester, you would know that he was in a good place, in such a good place.”
Love and DeRozan revealed about their mental health… revealed their mental strength. It showed that they had the self-awareness and confidence to openly discuss and address their struggles.
When My Brother Took His Own Life, I Felt Like Following His Footsteps Was The Only Way To Escape The Pain
Have you ever been told, “I can imagine how you feel”…?
I have felt this way … the year after my brother passed away. That’s when I lost my will to live and wanted nothing more than to be with him in death.
“I always thought, ‘Who am I to complain? Yes, I was trapped in a room, yes, it was scary, yes, I saw horrible things. But who am I to complain?'” a Columbine survivor said.
With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.
Their worries about mental health might have a bright side.