Suicide and Mental Illness

In Missouri the suicides outnumber the homicides. Missouri recorded 8, 211 suicides from 1999 to 2009 compared to 4,442 homicides. In neighboring Johnson County, Kansas between 2006 and 2010 there was a 70 percent increase in suicides. Keep in...

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Insurance Against Depression

Once again depression has claimed another victim.  And once again, we see that depression kills.  When Mary Kennedy hanged herself this past week, it brought to the country’s attention that depression is a difficult and complex illness. It...

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