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Cheslie Kryst Was Hiding ‘High-Functioning Depression’ — Here’s What That Means

On Monday, Cheslie Kryst’s mom April Simpkins spoke out for the first time since her daughter’s untimely passing.

In a statement to “Extra,” April revealed that Cheslie was “dealing with high-functioning depression,” which she kept hidden to everyone “until very shortly before her death.”

“Extra’s” Billy Bush spoke with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christine Moutier about high-functioning depression.

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