Tag: Suicide

Jarrid Wilson

Church Leader and Mental Health Advocate Jarrid Wilson Kill Himself

Jarrid Wilson was a well-known California megachurch leader and mental health advocate. He killed himself at age 30 on Monday after tweeting multiple messages about depression and his faith. Wilson was a preacher at the megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif. He also helped co-found the mental health nonprofit…

Will Mental Health Days Soon Be a Reality?

We all joke that we need a mental health day. Well, for students in Utah and Oregon, they are now permitted to take one. Both western states have recently passed legislation that builds mental health days into students’ school year. Both states have seen their suicide rates rising. Since the…