‘Bachelorette’ contestant Josh Seiter, who was at all times open and sincere about his struggles with psychological well being has died.
An announcement from Seiter’s household Monday reads, “It’s with a particularly heavy coronary heart that we share the tragic information of Joshua’s surprising passing. As all who knew him can attest, Joshua was an extremely brilliant gentle in an more and more dim world.”
They proceed, “His fearless voice and indomitable spirit helped 1000’s of individuals of their darkest moments really feel just a bit much less alone. Though our heartache at Joshua’s passing pains us past measure, we discover consolation understanding that he’s lastly at peace.”
The assertion doesn’t reveal Joshua’s explanation for loss of life however features a cellphone quantity for folks to name who could also be experiencing a psychological well being disaster.
Josh has at all times posted about his points with psychological well being, and simply 4 days in the past posted a photograph smiling with the caption, “Surviving melancholy and anxiousness at some point at a time with a smile.”
He is been extraordinarily open and sincere about his struggles through the years, at one level taking to social media to jot down, “I’m Josh Seiter, and I’m a suicide try survivor. I battle OCD, Bipolar Despair, and GAD, however I refuse to surrender. What did you survive?”
Josh appeared on Kaitlyn Bristowe‘s season of “The Bachelorette” again in 2015, and was eradicated on week 1.
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