The Quiet Covid Catastrophe: Suicide
As teachers’ unions across the nation refuse to go back to work until things like universal basic income and the defunding of police are instituted mental anguish is hitting the young hard.
Deaths from suicides and drug overdoses currently exceed deaths due to the COVID-19 virus, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) director Dr. Robert Redfield warned during a medical presentation earlier this month.
“I think that the cost to our nation in continuing to keep these schools closed is substantial, and I’m hopeful that resources that are necessary can be made available,” Redfield said during a July 14 webinar hosted by the Buck Institute.
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