Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Suicide and Depression

Depression is one of the most common illnesses affecting Americans; nearly 400,000 attempt suicide each year and 34,000 succeed. In fact suicide kills more people worldwide than war, accidents and homicides combined.  Despite this fact, it is still a topic for which our misunderstanding is matched only by our reluctance to talk about it. Here are ten things everyone should know about the dangers of suicide and depression. (more…)