Last week, two celebrities took their lives, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. To be more specific, they committed suicide.
It is important to say the word “suicide” because many media reports, at least initially, did not. There is still, for some, discomfort with mental health issues in general and suicide in particular.
As with #metoo, high-profile cases draw our attention to an issue that is not limited to the high-profile. Alarmingly, the suicide rate has increased by 25 percent since 1999….