Leeds charity says publicity has ‘positive’ impact after Robin Williams tragedy

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THE publicity surrounding actor Robin Williams’ death has had a positive impact on the public’s awareness of depression, according to mental health charity Leeds Mind.

The number of hits on the Leeds Mind Facebook page increased following the actor’s apparent suicide earlier this month.

And the charity believes the intense media coverage of the tragedy has provoked a much-needed debate about mental health.


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