The Suicide Paradox

Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Americans are far more likely to know someone who has taken his or her own life than someone who has been murdered. We're a nation with twice as many suicides than murders each year. Yet the profile of suicide as a public health risk is the opposite -- a shameful problem, whose victims and solutions are not the focus of wide debate. Listen Friday at 8:00 to Freakonomics on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.