Monday, November 26, 2018

UU A Way Of Life ministries index - More people with no know mental health treatment kill themselves with a firearm


  • Percentage of suicides accomplished with a firearm = 48.5% 
  • Percentage of sucides accomplished by people with no known mental health condition by a firearm = 55.3%
  • Percentage of sucides accomplished by people with no known mental health condition who tested positive for alcohol = 95%
  • Percentage of suicides accomplished by people with known mental health conditions who were in treatment at the time of death = 54%

1 comment:

  1. Alcohol is disinhibiting. People do things drunk they would never do sober. Alcohol does not make things better in spite of the temporary mood altering affect it has on one's sense of well being.

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