I know I may have posted about this before but I wanted to share this message. Suicide is happening at a higher rate than ever, especially with the younger generation. People are going through a lot of things now that some people didn’t go through back in the day. I’m Not saying that the older generation didn’t have trials and tribulations but I think the youth of today have a lot more to deal with.
Mental health issues is an important subject in the African-American community. Sometimes the cries for help go unnoticed because the person does not directly say they want to harm themselves or others. But instead they exhibit unhealthy behaviors, that lead to a slow death, such as excessive use of drugs and alcohol. Depression, is the biggest contributor to this slow suicide. Please see the following warning signs and help save the lives of a loved one. Be encouraged there is something you can do to help.
Peace and Blessings
Are There Risk Factors for Suicide?
Risk factors for suicide vary by age, gender, and ethnic group. And risk factors often occur in combinations.
Over 90% of people who die by suicide have clinical depression or another diagnosable mental disorder. Many times, people who die by suicide have an alcohol or substance abuse problem. Often they have that problem in…
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