The national dialogue on the subject of mental health and depression following the suicide of Robi0n Williams continues. Daryl Cunningham, author of the really excellent Psychatric Tales, has been blunt about his own battles with depression in the past and offers You Might As Well Live, about the finality of suicide.
The ink is via Brigid Alverson, who discusses her own history of panic attacks — now I have travelled and worked with Brigid and if there’s one person who I could never see having a panic attack, it’s cool-as-a-cucumber Brigid….but there you go. Everyone is at risk, everyone has their own battles, and everyone should be there to lend a helping hand whenever needed.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.