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Katie’s obituary used to support New Mental Health Hospital In Chattanooga Tennessee

Roy Exum: Approve Erlanger’s Needs Read the article from the Chattanoogan.com here Monday, August 22, 2016 - by Roy Exum Roy Exum There will be a hearing this week that will determine if the state of Tennessee should issue what is called a “Certificate of Need” to Erlanger Hospital for psychiatric purposes. It proposes to [...]

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Fino a dove può portare la malattia mentale? Fino alle conseguenze peggiori, come il suicidio. Dagli Stati Uniti arrivano una storia drammatica e un invito fortissimo a ripensare il nostro modo di rapportarci con chi soffre di disturbi mentali Scopri di più su La storia di Katie Shoener, una ragazza americana di 29 anni di [...]

On the deacon’s daughter who committed suicide: ‘God will use this death to help others come out of the shadows’

Read the article by Deacon Greg Kandra on Aletia.org here AUGUST 17, 2016 Many will remember this post from last week. That story caught the eye of a reporter at The Washington Post, who contacted me and wanted to interview Deacon Ed Shoener about his daughter’s death following her battle with bipolar disorder. I put [...]

Woman’s death shows why we shouldn’t define people by their mental illness

Grieving family used woman's obituary to educate others about mental illness Read the original article on SheKnows.com here Aug 08, 2016 by Meagan Morris Kathleen "Katie" Marie Shoener was only 29 when she died by suicide, according to an obituary published earlier this month in The Times-Tribune. The Pennsylvania-born woman was diagnosed with bipolar disorder [...]