Kelly Meldrum is a writer and mental health advocate who hopes to contribute to global conversations about mental healthcare and suicide prevention.

Kelly wrote and edited copy as a marketing professional for over a decade. Her personal and reported essays have appeared in The Washington Post, HuffPost, and The Toronto Star. Her original tweets have been seen in Reader’s Digest, The Chicago Tribune, Babble, and Funny or Die.

She is writing a memoir on living with mental illness in a family scarred by multi-generational suicide loss.