Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide: A Memoir
Darryl DMC McDaniels had it all--talent, money, fame, prestige. But his achievements were shrouded by his private struggles with alcohol and an anxiety fueled by the need to please others. As Run-DMC's success grew, McDaniels's relationship with alcohol became a means of escape from a life that had become unbearable. When he was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, his doctor told him, "You drink, you die"--a crisis that forced the rapper to choose life. In his quest to recover, McDaniels found what he'd been desperate for--love, for his future wife, and, at long last, for himself.
Throughout this riveting account, McDaniels speaks openly about his emotional and psychological struggles, and shares essential information on how to seek help and find meaning during life's challenging times. An absorbing look at how inner suffering can plague even the most successful individuals, Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide offers inspiration and insight and a path toward the contentment McDaniels himself fought so hard to obtain.