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Depression, Suicide and Junior Seau

Our whole community in San Diego County is grieving. We have lost to suicide a wonderful man, football player elected to the Chargers Hall of Fame, and a generous and concerned community philanthropist.

We are in shock. This private man apparently made one previous suicide attempt which took his car over a 30 foot cliff.  He survived and said he’d fallen asleep at the wheel.  However, he’d just been arrested with charges of domestic violence. In a very human way, our community responded with denial.  We wanted to believe him.  Now we know we ignored the red flags.

Now we know Junior Seau was depressed.  Link here to read rest of the article