- Jun 1, 2020
Since 2000, hundreds of depressed farmers in Pappachan’s district of Kerala state in India committed suicide. Recent suicides mostly are attributed to hardships caused by recent severe flooding, but earlier ones have been due to factors like crop failure and debt.
The suicide rate in the United States is at its highest in at least 50 years, and is contributing to a decrease in the nation’s life expectancy, the federal government said Thursday.
A new study from the University of Michigan warns that the popular–and controversial–Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” could influence teens who are considering suicide.
Local counselors in the Caribbean are concerned about a growing tendency among adolescents and young adults to choose suicide or self-harm and the limited scope of ministry available in local Catholic parishes for suicide prevention or family healing.
National Catholic Partnership on Disability discusses how to use a television series focused on serious issues to discuss them with teenagers.