As this post was being put together, news broke that leftist celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is dead, having committed suicide. His death is going to be one of the top stories of the day. The election of Trump to the presidency may have played a role in causing the Trump-hater to kill himself.
Let’s get back to the general topic of suicide, which is going to be even more discussed with the death of Bourdain.
Only Native Americans have a higher suicide rate than whites, as seen in the graph below.
The bar graph below shows that the suicide rate among whites is much higher among males.
Excerpt from NPR.
Suicide rates have increased in nearly every state over the past two decades, and half of the states have seen suicide rates go up more than 30 percent.