Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of #suicide
I'm often told suicide rates are spiking because of the emptiness of modern life. This is utterly wrong. Globally, suicide is in decline. It's higher in rural than urban areas. In the US (always an outlier among W democs) it's crept up from a low in '99.
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of #suicide
Suicide is a worldwide problem, but its effects are uneven. Although rates are falling in many countries, some others—including the United States—are seeing a rise.
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of suicide
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of suicide
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of #suicide v #mentalhealth #globalhealth
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of suicide
Geography of loss—a global look at the uneven toll of suicide: "The US is one of the world’s outliers, with suicide rates climbing since early 2000s. Every state has seen a rise but some, eg California & New York, have lower rates & more modest increases"