New study suggests that every time cyber bullying is stated as the reason for a suicide, it may not be just that. There are many other factors involved and responsible for such occurrences, ranging from face to face bullying to depression.
According to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, there were 17,754 suicide attempts among veterans last year and in July this year, 26 active-duty soldiers are believed to have committed suicide, the most ever recorded in a month since the U.S. Army began tracking such deaths.
A recent report which reveals an alarming rate of suicide in America, that surpasses even deaths from car accidents calls for immediate attention.
The Journal of Traumatic Stress found that 47 percent Of Veterans who fought in Iraq had had suicidal thoughts before seeking treatment and 3 percent had attempted to kill themselves. Many more have succeeded.