The National Center for Health Statistics recently reported that the suicide rate across the U.S. increased 35% between 1999 and 2018, the last year with complete statistics. And now, during the global pandemic, mental health professional fear a spike as medical and economic stress increases to breaking point. Here’s hope and help:
Each year, more than 800,000 people worldwide die by suicide and 25 times that number attempt to take their own lives. (I, too, have had thoughts of suicide as I struggle with clinical depression.)
Here are some posts I trust are hopeful and helpful if you or a loved one are dealing with suicidal thoughts.
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