October 26, 2021

The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

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By Mary Hanbury From Business Insider The Kate Spade brand announced on Wednesday that it would donate $1 million to mental-health awareness to honor its late founder. Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her apartment in New York City on June 5. She was 55. Her husband, Andy, said she had suffered from […]

US: An Uber engineer’s suicide is yet another reminder of the company’s terrible culture

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BY JACK MORSE From Mashable Uber is in the limelight again for another employee horror story after one of its engineers died by suicide. The employee’s family alleges that workplace stress and racism contributed to a decline in mental health before Joseph Thomas’ death. Now his wife, Zecole Thomas, has hired a lawyer to hold […]

7 initial ways you can be a better mental health ally and advocate

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BY SAVONNE ANDERSON From Mashable Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experience mental illness every year. Even if you don’t live with mental illness, someone close to you likely does. “Mental health is a community issue,” says mental health activist Dior Vargas. And that means we should do our part in providing a community of […]