• Health

    Do You See the Signs?

    Suicide is a highly stigmatized topic, thus preventing much outward expression about it in families, churches, and communities. Because suicide rates are growing, especially in certain populations of people, it’s time to speak out! Let’s hit the high points related to suicide. The Facts: More than 40,000 people die by suicide each year in the U.S. Suicide rates have increased by 30% since 1999. Suicide can affect anyone, no matter the age, gender, or background. Suicide can be the result of a mental health condition, treated or untreated;  – such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, personality disorder, etc. Many times, the family and friends of those who die by suicide have…