Kenneth And Murphy's Suicide

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Now imagine if Kenneth and Murphy lived in New York instead of Iowa and Arizona. Their chances of suicide would have dropped dramatically. They would be less isolated and in a more populated environment to seek assistance. In isolated areas they would have no one to talk to or reach out to for help. As of 2002, Arizona and Iowa are the 6th and 36th ranked state in highest suicide rates in America. New York State however is ranked 50th with the state having 6.42% suicide rate. Arizona almost triples that with the state having a 17.65% rate. These numbers may just be statistics but, in reality they make sense. The United States of America has double of New York City’s suicide rate. Diversity and acceptance is also rare in Iowa and Arizona in

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