Comparative speaking the U.S. ranks 48th among other countries when it comes to suicide rates. Of note, here are some other countries and where they rank (South Korea 10th, Poland 15th, Russia 17th, Japan 26th, North Korea 28th, Sweden 46th, France 54th, Canada 87th, Germany 105th, China 115th, Britain 123rd, Israel 143rd, Mexico 148th, and Iraq 156th). Keep in mind that Mexico has a very large Catholic population and the church is very much against suicide.
If you know of anyone struggling, please send them to the NAMI website or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255. Thank you.