Why do White Men have the highest suicide rates in the USA?

What’s causing this?

Additional facts about suicide in the US

  • The age-adjusted suicide rate in 2019 was 13.93 per 100,000 individuals .
  • The rate of suicide is highest in middle-aged white men .
  • In 2019, men died by suicide 3.63x as often as women .
  • On average, there are 130 suicides per day .
  • White males accounted for 69.38% of suicide deaths in 2019 .
  • In 2019, firearms accounted for 50.39% of all suicide deaths .

researchers found that white older men had a higher burden of suicide compared to other race/ethnic groups (non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic, non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific Islander) with a rate of 35.3 per 100,000 population. Despite a downward trend in suicide among older men of all other race/ethnic groups since 2007, rates have increased for white older men.

We tend to overthink things

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We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to be providers and grind away at all costs. Some outside influences can also contribute to that pressure. Some crack under that pressure.

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White women.

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and “Colored” men

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related, so i looked up japan’s numbers and 70% of suicides are from males
but this specific stat is crazy

Seventy percent of suicides in Japan are male,[8] and it is the leading cause of death in men aged 20–44

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The patriarchy and white, male privilege. Duh.

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racism

Honor. People that value it more tend to be harder om themselves when they fuck up.

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Easy. Many white men are clearly aware their life goes on a downward trend after their 20’s.

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Damn so what do they think is causing the rise?

No way, it’s the exact opposite. Life gets way easier the older you get. You could be 100 and there’s millions of 20 year olds that would kill for you.

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All the white privilege

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Where the fuck did you get this shit from?

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I wonder if they know what political leanings those white men were? Were they libs, cons, zionist, commies, etc?

I’m not talking about you or me, I’m talking about those guys.

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Pay your child support you dead beat.(no mom jokes)

Depression is racist. But you’ll never hear the media admit this.

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Sexist, ageist and classist too.

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Either way the Gov doesn’t give a fuck about “white males.”

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