"What My Brother’s Suicide Taught Me About Why People Take Their Own Lives"

The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have made most people stop and think, and some for the first time, about what makes someone want to end their own life. There is no one answer, but untreated mental illness is often to blame. 

I wrote this essay about how losing my brother to suicide, and the mental health struggles we both faced, gave me insight. 

You can read it at Womenshealthmag.com. If you need support right now, call or text one of these hotlines