This is not about gun control! These are the times in which we live.
" the U.S. accounts for 97% of gun-related child deaths, despite representing 46% of the total population in these similarly large and wealthy countries. Combined, the eleven other peer countries account for only 153 of the total 4,510 firearm deaths for children ages 1-19 years in these nations in 2020, and the U.S. accounts for the remainder.
Youth suicidal ideation, attempt and completion are on the rise. Far more adolescents have suicidal thoughts or attempt suicide and survive than those who die by suicide. Results from the 2019 Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System show that 18.8% of high school students seriously considered attempting suicide and 8.9% actually attempted suicide. The cost of suicide attempts in the United States in 2019 was estimated to be $70 billion.
Risk factors associated with suicide among adolescents include:
Teen Deaths by Motor Vehicles
Cremations are not cheap! Funerals are more expensive, going up each year and may double by the time you need one. Will you have enough life insurance at this inconvenient time? Kids are in more danger today than many past years. Whole life insurance can also provide money for kids college. There is no better time to get a life insurance quote than TODAY!