WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 11: Host Athony Bourdain speaks on stage during the DC Central Kitchen's Capital Food Fight event at Ronald Reagan Building on November 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for DC Central Kitchen)

LISTEN: Preventing suicides one year after Anthony Bourdain's death

Keep 800-273-TALK (8255) handy if you or a loved one are suffering from mental illness.

June 25, 2019 - 7:11 am

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — You don't have to suffer alone.

That's the message Kellen Wolters with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of Eastern Missouri offers on the one year anniversary of Anthony Bourdain's suicide.

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She spoke to Total Information A.M. about Bourdain's passing and the impact it has had in raising awareness on mental health.

Meantime, Sugarfire is donating half of its sales today to the National Alliance of Mental Illness in honor of Bourdain, along with featuring two special menu items.

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If you suffer from mental illness and ever need someone to talk to, call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text 741741.