Not only is this a song about suicide performed by Rascal Flatts, but also a question. A complex question with no absolute answer, when asked by a loved one or friend of someone who has completed suicide.
Did you know…
- A person dies by suicide every 15 minutes in the U.S.
- Every day, approximately 90 Americans take their own life.
- Over 34,000 people in the U.S. die by suicide every year.
- That 20% of suicide deaths in the U.S. are military veterans
- There are an estimated 8-25 attempted suicides for every suicide death
- In the year 2000, approx. one million people die of suicide. This represents a global mortality rate of 16 per 100,000 or one death every 40 seconds.
- Self-inflicted injuries represented 1.8% of the global burden of disease in 1998 and expecting to increase to 2.4% in 2020.
- Almost one in four youths who are American Indian/Alaskan Native has attempted…
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