Tag: Anthony Bourdain
Are We Less Happy?
Anderson Cooper hosted a CNN Special Town Hall last night: Finding Hope, Battling America’s Suicide Crisis. Much of the hour was spent talking to survivors of suicide (Anderson’s brother, Carter, took his own life 30 years ago) as well as survivors of suicide attempts. However, the standout of the evening for me was CNN’s Dr.…
Suicide, God, and Stigma
After the heavy social media coverage of the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week, I wondered what more I could possibly add to the conversation. Then I read a terrible blog post on The Federalist website by Caroline D’Agati claiming that suicide is a reaction to meaninglessness in life that only God can…
Suicide on the Rise, Why?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report today showing a 30% increase in U.S. suicide rates since 1999. The deaths this week of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain put an exclamation point on the issue. What exactly is going on?