Tag: Suicide

Kate Spade Tragic Death Raises Red Flags About Depression, Anxiety Kate Spade suffered from depression and anxiety for years, leading to her suicide, according to family members. (Photo: Southern Living)
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Kate Spade Tragic Death Raises Red Flags About Depression, Anxiety

Kate Spade battled “depression and anxiety” for most of her life according to her sister, but husband Andy Spade strongly denied that a divorce was the trigger for her suicide. Her death raises red flags about the need for better treatment of mental illness. The fashion designer was found dead in her New York City apartment earlier this week. She was 55.

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How Mariel Hemingway Beat Her Deadly Family Illness–Depression, Suicide Actress Mariel Hemingway at the premiere of the HBO documentary 'His Way' at Paramount Studios on Mar. 22, 2011. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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How Mariel Hemingway Beat Her Deadly Family Illness–Depression, Suicide

Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of celebrated writer Ernest Hemingway, beat an illness that has claimed seven of her family members–depression and suicide. She has a new movie that deals with the issue, “Archie’s Final Project.” Her grandfather’s suicide is part of literary history. “Papa” Hemingway, as the writer was known, killed himself in 1961 after years of declining health and money problems.

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