Why Suicide Doesn’t Discriminate


A few weeks ago, Alternative Nation had the pleasure of speaking with a non-profit organization at Rock on the Range called To Write Love on Her Arms. The organization specializes in mental health awareness, and reporter Lauryn Schaffner spoke with Chad about the goals of the group just after the one year anniversary of Chris Cornell’s suicide.

In light of the recent news of designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain dying by suicide, we implore you now more than ever to seek help if you are having any feelings of self-doubt and hurting yourself or others. Mental illness affects millions of people around the world, you are not alone. You can get help – it can get better.

Watch the full conversation below. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.