We face a mental health crisis today in a suicide rate that is among the 10 top causes of death nationwide — as high as top 3 for some age groups. Suicide kills more people than auto accidents, HIV/AIDS, or homicide. Suicide is killing bullied children, military veterans, and our older men deprived of meaningful work.
Among the reasons that the death rates are now relatively lower for auto accidents, HIV/AIDS, and homicide are hard work we have done, as citizens, as civic organizations, as government agencies, and as businesses. Continue reading