Williams' Suicide Highlights Secrecy Of Mental Illness
Aug. 14, 2014
(San Francisco, CA) -- Comedian Robin Williams' apparent suicide is highlighting the secrecy and stigma of mental illness. Laura Edwards lost her son to suicide and now runs a survivor outreach program for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She says many people think of depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses as nothing more than a bad mood, or a case of the blues.