One actor’s death opens up the conversation about mental health, substance abuse & suicide

It came as quite a shock to hear of the sudden death of Robin Williams. His body of work brought so much joy and entertainment to millions of people around the world, making it difficult to understand why he would choose to end his life. There’s no easy answer to that question, if there is an answer at all. As tragic as his loss has been, a broader conversation has been started about mental health and suicide as well as substance abuse, a topic which Mr. Williams spoke about in interviews.

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