On Sunday, a thirty year old, identified as Cheslie Kryst, took her life. She had it all. She won Miss Universe, had a job as correspondent for “Extra”.
Sadly, like many people who have had their claim to fame, there was a hole deep inside that couldn’t be filled with all of fame and fortune. In the end, it has torn her apart to the point of giving up.
Sadly, we have an epidemic of depressions that is plaguing many young people, whether they are known and unknown, rich or poor, male or female. We must do our part to help those who are battling demons inside of their heads.
Unfortunately, mental health has been a stigma to those in the lamestream media. It needs to end. Reach out to those who seem out of place, never turn your back, always be kind.
Her life was precious as she inspired so many. Her life matter. You matter.
To get help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). There is also a crisis text line. For crisis support in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454.