The Transylvania Times -

Suicide And Mental Health


October 3, 2016

According to information released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Defense, an average of 20 veterans commit suicide every day. To put that number in a larger perspective, within one year 7,300 veterans commit suicide.

The suicide rate, however, is not just skyrocketing amongst veterans. It is skyrocketing among the U.S. population as a whole. According to a study released earlier this year by the National Institute for Health, the suicide rate has reached its highest level in 30 years. As The New York Times reported on April 22 of this year, the suic...

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