Avicii’s family launch mental health and suicide prevention foundation
The family of the late DJ Avicii are launching a mental health and suicide prevention foundation following his tragic death.
Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead on April 20th in Muscat, Oman, after taking his own life with a broken glass. The tragic death came after he had previously suggested his issues with alcohol where blighting his career.
The charity, named ‘The Tim Bergling Foundation’, will “focus on supporting people and organisations working in the field of mental illness and suicide prevention,” they said in a press statement. On top of that, the foundation will look into aspects of “climate change, development assistance, nature conservation and endangered species.”
His family added: “Tim wanted to make a difference – starting a foundation in his name is our way to honour his memory and continue to act in his spirit.”