Local pub owner climbs out of depression, encourages others

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Paul Little, co-owner of The Shamrock – Irish Pub & Eatery in Murrieta, shares his experience after a series of life crisis events sent him into depression and suicidal thoughts after taking medication to help him sleep. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Traditionally, pub owners are seen filling the role of amateur psychiatrists on a day-to-day basis, and Paul Little, co-owner of The Shamrock – Irish Pub & Eatery in Murrieta, is no different. For much of the past eight years, the English transplant could be found at his pub with his partner, Graham Judge, interacting with guests and offering advice and perspective on myriad issues. But two years ago in September, Little, a Manchester City Football Club supporter, unbeknownst to many that knew him, felt he had run out of options and plotted to end his life. “The 15th of September, 2018, is now a very significant date in my life, and two years ago to this day was the point where I had made the decision to end my life,” Little said in a Facebook post. “I know just readin
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