WADE BELAK SUICIDE

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Four Years Later, Wade Belak's Suicide Still Weighs Heavily on Me

He told me he was fine. He wasn't. Wade's suicide represents a failure of some kind to me. I'm not sure what. I just know that we were friends -- not best friends, but special friends. Special, because we were bonded by the knowledge of each other's illness. Bonded the way undercover cops might be. Why didn't he reach out to me? Had I not instilled in him enough confidence that I "got it?" I wrote about my guilt shortly after his death. In an article for TSN.ca I referred to my guilt as "blood on my hands."
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Mother: Belak Was Fighting Depression

TORONTO - Wade Belak's mother says her son suffered from depression prior to his death, according to a media report.In an interview with CBC News, Lorraine Belak indicated that she thought the former...