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The harsh truth about suicide and what we can learn from Caroline Flack.

Uncategorized Mar 18, 2021

Every year, around 800,000 people die by suicide globally. That's twice the population of the Bahamas.

I didn't know Caroline, not like her friends and family would have. I've been carefully considering whether to comment on the terribly sad situation that played out on the 15th Feb. I had met Caroline Flack a couple of times through extra work, and she always seemed really pleasant and professional, a far cry from how the press portrayed her. I didn't know Caroline, not like her friends and family would have. I never shared laughs, in-jokes or danced with her at our friend's weddings. We never agreed to disagree on subjects that mattered to us both as we held polarised views. I never stroked her hair as she slept or made sure her feet were tucked under a blanket like her parents likely did countless times as she grew into the woman people would get to know on TV.


I've weighed up the fear of writing something about this against my passion for sharing my experience on difficult...

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