Suicide Archives

African American boys and men in America are killing themselves and no one seems to care

December 4, 2019

By: Dr. Salvatore J. Giorgianni Jr., Men’s Health Network African American boys and men in America continue to kill themselves at an alarming rate. Over the past several months, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released several reports about the demographics of this national disgrace. Black men and boys continue to have a higher… [Read More]

African American teens experiencing rise in suicide rates: ‘Eventually it was like there would be a day you just did it’

August 29, 2019

Thinking about how many people she knew who took their lives, there was a time Alleyah Getter wasn’t sure she would have any friends left by the time she got to high school. Three had killed themselves, and Getter, now a 14-year-old eighth-grader, was beginning to have her own suicidal thoughts. “It was like feeling… [Read More]