Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson recently tried to take his own life.
Police found him in time and he is back to work.
Richardson admits he has battled depression since his divorce but says he has no plans to step down as Speaker of the House.
But will one of Georgia's most powerful leaders be able to do his job?
And will the elected members of the House let him?
Rickey Bevington speaks with political analyst Tom Crawford.
For more information on depression, visit gpb.org/depression.