Can suicide be prevented?
A pilot deliberately flying a plane full of passengers into a mountain is horrific, unbelievably sad, and, thankfully, very rare.
But suicide is far from rare. Tragically, those usually lonely acts of despair are rising. But can they be prevented?
Someone in this country dies by suicide every 12.8 minutes. The national suicide rate has increased to 12.6 suicide deaths per 100,000 and for ages 18 to 35 — the prime of one’s life — …