Absolutely heartbreaking that this beautiful young girl Emily Owen, a 19-year-old with autism has taken her own life due to Coronavirus fears of being isolated for a long period of time and feeling that her ‘world was closing in’.
As fear and insecurity is hitting our world, let us remember to check in with those who are feeling lonely and are struggling as we go through these difficult times.
Depression has been on the rise since COVID-19 began so let’s continue to look out for each other.
If you are feeling sad or stressed please don’t go through this alone. There are people out there that care for you and can help.
Reach out to a family member or friend or call one of the numbers listed below:
YourMentalHealth 1800 111 888
Samaritans 116 123
Pieta House 1800 247 247
May you rest in peace Emily 💔