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Theo Fleury: Back from the brink

4 April 2013 No Comment

“Eight years ago I had a fully loaded pistol in my mouth, ready to pull the trigger,” said former Calgary Flames great Theoren Fleury to a crowd of student-journalists at Mohawk College. ”Now here I am today, my life is manageable, because I can be honest.”

Speaking candidly, Fleury answered questions about his struggles with mental illness and sexual abuse.
“I think mental health is a by-product of trauma,” said Fleury. “I talk in my speeches all the time about my struggles with anxiety, panic, depression, anger problems, that were a by product of not only my…

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