In the last year, it seems like our community has experienced more than its share of adolescent suicide. Each death tears at us, and brings fear to our hearts. We worry about each and every one of our children.
The facts and figures of suicide are daunting. Based on the last survey completed in 2013, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) noted there were 41,149 deaths attributed to suicide (as compared to 30,000 plus deaths related to auto accidents). It’s the tenth leading cause of death. The suicide rate went down slightly between 1986-2000, but has risen again since then. In 2013... Read More