Thu, 9 June 2016
Today's show is about suicide. It's the 10th leading cause of death in America, Men are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than women. White males were 70% of the suicides in 2014. Worst of all, it is preventable. We can help each other, and that's why I'm taking on this topic today.
Here's a list of hotlines if you're in crisis.
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org - Call 24/7 1-800-273-8255
www.veteranscrisisline.net Veterans Crisis Line - 800-273-8255 Press 1
www.afsp.org - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
My guest today is Michael Volpe, his book Bullied to Death: Chris Mackney's Kafkaesque Divorce puts forth the story of how the abuse of the legal process by a vengeful ex-wife, a remorseless father-in-law and lawyers, psychologists and judges drove one man to kill himself. His book is available here at Amazon: