On December 31st 2020, our world will mourn a remarkable young person: Tommy Raskin was an extraordinary Harvard undergraduate law student battling depression who tragically took his own life at 25. This event serves as an eyewitness testimony and reminder of our society’s urgent need for greater kindness, empathy and tolerance towards people suffering mental health conditions.
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Tommy Raskin was known for his outstanding intellect and relentless pursuit of justice, yet struggled privately with depression – what his parents called an ongoing psychological assault that rendered life unbearably painful despite their love and medical support. His pain proved insurmountable to overcome even with family support or medical intervention from professionals he sought help for.
Raskin Family Reveal
Following Tommy Raskin’s passing, his family released an impactful public statement which brought mental illness into focus and served as a stark reminder that even people seemingly living the perfect lives may experience mental illness.
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Tommy Was Dedicated To Justice Tommy’s commitment to justice was undiminished; his actions spoke volumes louder than words. His passion lay with combating global poverty; in this vein, he donated on behalf of students to Oxfam as part of this pledge and demonstrated how quickly beliefs could turn into tangible actions.
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Tommy stood for justice, kindness, and the pursuit of knowledge; these ideals endeared him to both his peers and teachers alike. His vibrant personality, sharp intellect, and sense of humor was contagious – leaving behind an example for how anyone could make an important mark on our world today.
Aftermath of an Attack and Mental Health
Tommy Raskin’s tragic death serves as a call-to-action for society to take mental illness more seriously and create an atmosphere where people feel at ease discussing it openly and honestly.
Mental Health: Our Shared Responsibility
Our collective obligation is to erase the stigma attached to mental illness. Open conversations, education and providing resources available when needed are integral components in avoiding tragedy from occurring in this realm.
Tommy Raskin left an immeasurable legacy behind. Let us strive to foster an environment in which mental illness no longer stigmatized, but its importance recognized as essential components of overall human wellbeing.
Tommy was described by his parents as being filled with magic; his spirit will continue to motivate and challenge us towards creating a world centered on empathy, understanding and justice.