• This Doctor Is Working To Help Prevent Suicides Among Black Youth

    7 days ago - By Essence

    By Rayna Reid Rayford · Updated September 23, 2022 Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst , songwriter Ian King Jr., and college cheerleader Arlana Miller all died by suicide this year. Their deaths garnered significant attention in the news and among the Black community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , while suicide rates decreased by 3 percent in 2020, rates among the Black community did not follow the same pattern, and instead they increased. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the disturbing data that “n 2019, suicide was the second leading...
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