“When teen suicide was on the rise in the 1970s and 1980s, society was stung by the conclusion that something must be wrong with the way we live, because our children don’t want to join us. The question today is different, but just as unsettling. With people relinquishing life at its supposed peak, what does that say about the prize itself? What’s gone so rotten in the modern world?”
From "The Suicide Epidemic"
by Tony Dokoupil in the 5.22.13 issue of Newsweek
. Baby boomers are more likely than any other age group to commit suicide.