Is this topic in poor taste? I don't think it is anymore because this is going to keep happening until the Watchtower start's to care about something more than "Field Service Hours" and "Meeting Attendance". Stop investing in nonsense and began to act like Shepherds you tell everyone you are! Warning to these men in the book Ezk, chapter 34.
How do we change the Organization, by exposing their incompetence with men and women who suffer from depression and other ailments they blow off, or give bad advice to.
How do you "pretty much kill yourself"? You can learn something new everyday!
1. You refuse to take your medication because life is not worth living anymore, and you stop eating for weeks and sit in the dark.
2. The stress to the body leads to heart death.
A phenomena experienced by some schizophrenics and others who suffer another form of mental illness "hypomania" is their ability to starve themselves to death without knowing what their doing. The deep dark cloud of depression sets in and visual distortions Hallucinations, keep people occupied day after day until they die.
Author Kurt Vonnegut's son almost died two or three times from food deprevation, if I am correct he is now a medical doctor and details he trip through Hell in his book. How Kurt's son was able to come back from being gone, and become a MD is beyond belief.
The elders were not trained to deal with this situation (what could the elders have done that might have saved her but not involve Jehovah's name?) she sat in her room for weeks until her death, how sad don't you think?