Must End Stigma To Control Spiraling Costs Of Mental Illness

“Mika’s suicide was a devastating end to a struggle that began with a schizophrenic episode and diagnosis earlier in 2018,” Virtaneva said. “In working through our loss, my wife and I have discovered that most people have personal stories to share of family and friends with varying degrees of mental health, wellness or illness problems, and we want to help educate people and continue having dialogue on these issues.”

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