Metrics details. Studies have found that deaf individuals have higher rates of psychiatric disorder than those who are hearing, while at the same time encountering difficulties in accessing mental health services. These factors might increase the risk of suicide. However, the burden of suicidal behaviour in deaf people is currently unknown.
Insurmountable Odds: Black Females Resiliency in a Culture of Suicide Statistics
"Community social capital and suicide rates" by Anna Cutlip
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Is Social Media Contributing to Rising Teen Suicide Rate?
Most of us can hardly imagine the suffering that precedes suicide and the pain left in its wake. When the person who dies is young, the devastation is even more profound. The public, however—including most parents—remains disturbingly unaware of the prevalence of suicide among young people. This is in part because, until recently, there was virtually no public health policy on the subject; in part because society is reluctant to discuss both suicide and the mental illnesses most directly responsible for it; and in part because there is a pervasive belief that suicide is highly idiosyncratic in nature and therefore neither predictable nor preventable.
Leighia M. McGhee , University of Missouri-St. Louis Follow. Purpose: The purpose of this program evaluation is to evaluate the effectiveness of a newly implemented safety planning intervention SPI tool, comparing patient outcomes relating to suicide attempt rates, emergency department ED encounter rates, and inpatient rehospitalizations rates pre and post its integration to care in a suburban behavioral health hospital.