Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Living at Higher Altitudes Could Be Bad for Mental Health

Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. In the next 20 years, it’s expected to cause more than 2 million deaths per year worldwide, ranking 14th in the world as a cause of death.

There are many factors known to affect an individual’s risk for suicide. For example, people who are older, male, white, divorced, low-income, isolated, or who abuse substances are all at higher risk. Psychiatric illness, mood disorders, and lack of social support are also recognized risk factors.