Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Harry Potter author admits being suicidal

Published 23/03/2008

JK Rowling has confessed to contemplating suicide.

The Harry Potter author says she considered it while suffering from depression and struggling as a single mother.

At the time, she'd just separated from her first husband and was living in a cramped flat in Edinburgh.

Counselling helped her overcome the dark thoughts.

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