NY Judge's Suspected Suicide Shines Light on Silent Struggle

, The National Law Journal


Judges are public figures, problem-solvers and make life-or-death decisions—all of which can make it difficult to seek help with depression or other mental health issues.

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What's being said

  • C.M. "Mike" Adams

    Depression is curable. Those that suffer from depression are usually too embarrassed to admit it due to social stigmas and fear of disappointing others. Many times those people are the ones who end up taking their own lives. There is no disgrace in being depressed. It is an illness that can be treated just like any other illness. When you are depressed you are in pain and not thinking rationally. PLEASE... see a medical doctor and be treated. PLEASE... do not self medicate. PLEASE... do not leave those that love you to deal with their own turmoil and guilt for not doing something to help you when really, they had no way of knowing. Get help now.

  • Bright Quang

    Law of the United States of America is great business, but ethical conscience of the America of justice seems nothing, said Bright Quang.

  • Lisette in Brussels

    A sign that some people cannot handle the pressures of being part of a justice system that is one of mass injustice. New York leads to charge on that....a corrupt legal system that reminds me of 17th century France. Some people learn but some people never do.....

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