Over-Worked and Over-Committed: The Root of Youth Suicide

A hike in the woods. Copyright Loura Lawrence

A couple weeks ago, the New York Times published a heartbreaking article, The Crisis in Youth Suicide, which showed recent stats concerning the unsettling rise in recent years of young people committing suicide.

The obvious question on everyone’s mind is, “what’s behind this?” While there are many ideas, opinions, and perspectives, I’ll add what I think may be a…