Suicide is the Second-Leading Cause of Death for Black Youth And is Rising Faster Than Any Other Racial and Ethnic group, New Study Shows

Maria Perez
Jan 10, 2020 - 6:58
Suicide is the Second-Leading

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Black youth, and is increasing at a faster pace than any other racial and ethnic group, according to a new congressional report. The report titled Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America, was conducted by a task force of the Congressional Black Caucus and Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research. The caucus launched the task force back in April to study the issue of mental...

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