Do economic conditions create suicide hotspots?

By National Underwriter

National Underwriter


By Noah Guillaume

There is no clear correlation between economic downturns and people taking their own life, but rates of suicide climbed to 25 percent in 1933, one year after the Great Depression. This combined with the prolonged nature of the most recent recession has suicidologists concerned that rates of suicide could follow the same trend seen in 1933.



Originally published on LifeHealthPro.com