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Today is #BellLetsTalk day in Canada. It’s an initiative by Bell Media to get Canadians talking about mental health. Use of the hashtag on Twitter results in 5 cents per tweet getting donated to mental health awareness by Bell, but the tweet needn’t be about mental health to count. Tweeting about a donut? Tag that. This [...]
In Virginia, there’s an esteemed literary magazine called The Virginia Quarterly Review. There, an editor has committed suicide, and the Review has been shut down amid a new investigation that the suicide was as a result of workplace bullying and harassment. I found the story fascinating on a couple levels. One, there’s a strange perception, [...]
David Foster Wallace committed suicide this weekend. 46. Hung himself. The guy had made a career out of being brilliantly insightful and funny. Yet he somehow ended up on the dark side from which suicide seems the only out. I’ve tried to write about depression over the last couple of years, because I know a fair [...]