Yearly Archives: 2018

Wellington man’s suicide spurs family to promote mental health drive

Featured on the Palm Beach Post “No one likes to talk about it.” When Justin Merrell’s father John committed suicide in 2012, after years of battling long-term depression and coping with family illness, well-wishers who knew what happened struggled to find words to comfort the family. So instead of deflecting the awkwardness, Justin decided to let them know it was alright to discuss it. And almost without fail, they started to speak up. “It was typically a clammy type of conversation, but