Teenage Suicide, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse

Albert Fontenot Suicide Comments

Substance abuse and mental illness are closely connected. Each causes, is caused by, worsens, and is worsened by the other. One of the most serious dangers associated with addictive disorders is an greater risk of suicide. Among teenagers and young adults, ages 15 through 24, suicides are the 3rd-leading cause of death. Alarming Statistics about Suicide in America The Substance …