Not long ago, I spoke at a wellness event in Missoula Montana. The audience was primarily bar association executives. Prior to the talk, I chatted with someone about a family tragedy she had experienced, having lost someone close to her
The State Bar of Texas has lost another lawyer to suicide. I and many others have lost a friend. His family has lost a loving husband and father. Andy Krasfur was a great lawyer and visionary entrepreneur in the running
It seems that at least once a month I read about a lawyer dying by suicide. Tragic but unfortunately, not-surprising in a profession that is 3rdth ranked in terms of suicide (out of professions adjusted by age). I may see
I won’t rehash the facts of my awful summer of 2005. My brothers dragging me kicking and screaming to a psychiatric facility. You can read about it here. I will instead focus on my state of mind at that time.
Whenever there is a high profile, celebrity suicide in the news, the social media reactions are fairly predictable. Shock. Disbelief. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Wondering how someone who outwardly “had everything” could be depressed. Statements of how selfish