His closest friends say Robin Williams would often use humor to hide his depression, which made it harder to detect. Unfortunately, a lot of people are very good at hiding what they’re feeling inside. Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
A lowered flag, flapping in the light breeze Friday was the sad and solemn reminder of last year’s mass shooting at a Bryn Mawr neighborhood business. The occasion was Minnesota’s worst case of workplace violence: seven people died, including the lone gunman.