Self injury deaths (overdose and suicide) are higher in Americans than those caused by diabetes. Suicide rates are climbing.
Suicide is complex and rarely has just one contributing factor. Financial trouble, illness, relationship difficulty and substance abuse play a role. Social media may be a factor among younger people, leading them to feel isolated and depressed.
- Expressing feelings of hopelessness or isolation
- Extreme mood swings
- Worrying about being a burden to others
- Changes in sleep habits
- Substance abuse
Listen as George joins Dr. Bond to discuss the latest findings on suicide and how to help when a friend may be in need.