May has been dubbed mental health awareness month in the hopes of calling attention to an illness that is thought to affect at least one in five American adults. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) believes since the pandemic, that figure could have doubled. Only a fraction will get help.
All too often mental illness goes undiagnosed.
Robert David Fenstersheib believes that was case with his brother, Michael, who also suffered from drug addiction.
“He never seemed like he would hurt anyone, and here we are today,” Robert David says.
Last September, Michael took his own life and their father’s, high profile South Florida attorney Robert Fenstersheib.
Robert David remembers, because of COVID, “The isolation was intensified, and I think that helped speed up something that may have been inevitable.”…Read More