Published October 21, 2021 in DemCast and Written by Kristin Battista-Frazee
In September, social media was flooded with messages to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Republicans, including Glenn Youngkin, readily joined in with platitudes even though they have done little to ensure a mental health safety net.
I lost a family member to suicide last year. Even though I’m a social worker who has spent my career in mental health advocacy and my family had advantages others do not, we still endured this terrible loss. Suicide and mental illness can happen to anyone. Read more.