Suicide by racial and ethnic groups

2019-09-18T16:59:21+00:00September 18th, 2019|

Suicide risk factors vary by ethnic group by Laurie Fickman, University of Houston Risk factors for suicide are not universal among ethnic groups, a new report reveals. Credit: University of Houston Approximately 8.3 million adults in the United States reported thinking about suicide last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While thoughts and deeds are clearly different, University of Houston professor of psychology Rheeda Walker has examined both and finds that current approaches to suicide prevention are troubling, because they usually consist of a "one-size-fits- all [...]