Suicides Are Not “Valiant”

In some way, we continue to look at suicide as “someone else’s” problem. Until everyone is affected by it.  There are too many angles to deconstruct the suicide of former NFL All-Pro lineman Junior Seau for me to write about. As someone who has battled depression and had suicidal tendencies a decade ago, I feel that I need…

Suicide Knows No Boundaries, Even in the Locker Room

Earlier this month I wrote an entry about mental health and sports.  New York Giants offensive lineman Shawn Andrews, along with Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke, faced either skepticism or support when they came out in public about their struggle with dealing with depression. On Tuesday, second year Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Kenny McKinley…