The 3rd leading cause of death for people ages 15 – 24 is suicide. No one commits suicide because it is not a crime; it is a symptom of mental illness. 90% of people who died by suicide had a diagnosable mental illness at the time of their death.
- The ripple effect of suicide (dissociatingdoris.wordpress.com)
- Are Colleges Failing Their Mentally Ill Students? (dish.andrewsullivan.com)
- Reflections on Youth Suicide (terkinn.wordpress.com)
- With the suicide rate averaging two deaths per week among Washington state youth, what can we do to prevent suicides? (easterneronline.com)