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Suicide in Micronesia: Finding a Better Way Out

2004 (32:34 mins) Island Topics #40 Cultural Family change Suicide

Suicide in Micronesia today has become a deadly epidemic, with one death leading to another. These days, nearly every Micronesian family has been touched by this problem. Just 40 years ago, however, this was not the case. The Micronesian suicide rate is now one of the highest in the world. Why are so many young people turning to this option?

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