MANILA – Celebrities and members of the fashion industry took to social media to mourn the death of designer Kate Spade on Tuesday.
The 55-year-old fashion designer, one of the biggest names in American fashion, was found dead in her New York apartment in an apparent suicide.
Prominent personalities expressed their sympathies to Spade’s family, while others used the unfortunate incident to shed light on mental health issues.
Here are some of their posts on the microblogging site Twitter:
A group in the Philippines is dedicated to addressing those who have suicidal tendencies.
The crisis hotlines of the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation aim to make these individuals feel that someone is ready to listen to them.
These are their hotline numbers:
Information and Crisis Intervention Center
(02) 804-HOPE (4673)
0917-558-HOPE (4673) or (632) 211-4550
0917-852-HOPE (4673) or (632) 964-6876
0917-842-HOPE (4673) or (632) 964-4084
In Touch Crisis Lines:
0917-572-HOPE or (632) 211-1305
(02) 893-7606 (24/7)
(02) 893-7603 (Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm)
Globe (63917) 800.1123 or (632) 506.7314
Sun (63922) 893.8944 or (632) 346.8776