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Mandel’s Ivan Conard encourages people to seek help if they are “suffering in silence”

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’s death shows people who seem full of light and happiness can still struggle
WEWS: Following the death of Stephen ’tWitch’ Boss, the DJ and dancer from The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ivan Conard, research associate at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, encouraged those “suffering in silence” to seek help. He noted that rates of suicide have increased in Ohio—and Black Ohioans fare worse.