• CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

    11 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Just days after the alleged suicide of Kate Spade, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's reveal that suicide rates increased twice as steeply among women as men in 2016.
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  • Viral Kate Spade Tribute Begs The Question, Why Is Mental Illness Still So Taboo?

    Viral Kate Spade Tribute Begs The Question, Why Is Mental Illness Still So Taboo?

    11 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    After Kate Spade's death, are we finally ready to talk about mental illness without the stigma?
    In the days after news broke of Kate Spade's sudden, unexpected death by apparent suicide, people continue to post tributes to the iconic fashion designer online. Claudia Herrera's viral Facebook post, on first read, appears to be another one. And while it's a lovely tribute - it dives much deeper into how we talk about mental health.
    “My laptop bag is Kate Spade. My wallet is Kate Spade. The adorable cactus charm is Kate Spade,” Herrera wrote in a post that has now been shared nearly 200,000...
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  • Kate Spade's Husband Releases Statement: ‘There Was No Indication And No Warning'

    11 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Andy Spade addresses Kate's struggles with anxiety and depression
    As news of the death of beloved designer Kate Spade sinks in, her husband has released an emotional and substantial statement about his wife of 35 years. In it, he clarifies some of the reports surrounding her death and speaks candidly about her struggles with anxiety and depression.
    Kate Spade died of an apparent suicide earlier this week, and since the news broke, people everywhere have shared their love for Kate Spade and her designs on social media. Dialogues have also opened up about mental health and Spade's alleged...
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  • Kate Spade's Suicide Prompts Self-Disclosure and an Outpouring of Empathy

    11 days ago - By NY Times

    Several readers responded to the news of Kate Spade's death on Tuesday by talking about their experiences with suicidal depression and the loss of friends and relatives.
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