Ashley Judd writes a touching essay for The New York Times.

She wrote this essay describing her pain after the suicide of her mother.

Ashley Judd writes that my mother "Naomi Judd" assumed that her mental illness would never be cured and that we lost her that day.

1Ashley Judd writes that in this sad time after my mother's departure, the officers ask me questions which add to the sadness for me.

What a powerful piece Ashley Judd wrote to keep the pain private.

She's now advocating for lawmakers to step in.

Do you know Ashley Judd is a lawyer as well as a good actress.