Family Health

via BlackDoctor: Suicide rates in the United States have traditionally been higher among whites than blacks across all age groups. However, a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published report shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are age-related. Specifically, for the first time ever, suicide rates for black children aged 5-12 […]


via essence: The number of suicides among Black children has increased dramatically in the last decade, leaving researchers without concrete answers as to the reason for such a sharp increase. The suicide rate among African American kids has gone up by 71 percent, growing from 86 suicides in 2006 to 147 in 2016, according to data from […]