The Broken Life of Billy Heindl: What Drives a Former Professional Hockey Player to Attempted Suicide?
This article is a biographical account of Billy Heindl. It includes details of his hockey career & his suicide attempt. The article discusses events that contributed to his suicide attempt. The coping skills that have allowed him to handle stress following his hospitalization are described. Heindl hopes that by telling his story it will help survivors find coping strategies other than attempting suicide again. (SC)