Why is suicide a growing problem in the Black community? — The Atlanta Voice

It’s no secret that African Americans – particularly teens – are committing suicide at record levels. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates have increased by 30 percent since 1999 and nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide in 2016 alone. 17 more wordsWhy is suicide a growing problem in the Black … Continue reading Why is suicide a growing problem in the Black community? — The Atlanta Voice

Mission Critical: 5 Black Children Who Committed Suicide — BlackDoctor

Suicide rates in the United States have traditionally been higher among whites than blacks across all age groups. However, a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published report shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are age-related. Specifically, for the first time ever, suicide rates for black children aged 5-12 were…Mission Critical: … Continue reading Mission Critical: 5 Black Children Who Committed Suicide — BlackDoctor