Letter to the Editor: Accurate data on suicides needed
Last updated 12/9/2020 at 11:45am
As we are dealing with the ongoing crisis of COVID, let us not forget that there are other problems out there and we are neglecting them.
Before anyone heard about COVID, this country had a mental health crisis, and the lockdown has done nothing but make this problem worse. This problem is being ignored by our leaders and the media.
The clearest indication that nobody is taking the current suicide epidemic seriously is that we are not counting the dead.
2020 data will not be available until 2022.
By the tens of thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands, lives will have been unnecessarily los...