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Suicide Now Exceeds Homicide as Leading Cause of Death

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posted on Aug, 30 2007 @ 11:28 AM
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Suicide Now Exceeds Homicide as Leading Cause of Death


www.livescience.com

About 30,000 people die by suicide each year in America. It is the ninth leading cause of death in this country, and higher for men than women.
And it's not just an American problem. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Canadian youth and young adults. Worldwide, there are an estimated 10 million to 20 million attempted suicides each

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posted on Aug, 30 2007 @ 11:28 AM
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I always knew it was a serious problem but never this prevalent. It would be interesting if if there is a spike with use of psychotropics and inhibitors, like ritalin, and others that are foisted on people anytime little Johnny misbehaves in class.

SyS

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posted on Aug, 30 2007 @ 04:38 PM
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This reminds me of Owen Wilson being in the news lately. Like someone in his position would have a reason to want to kill themself. It must be so very depressing to be rich, famous, popular and have tons of people care about you :shk:.



 
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