The dark side of the American Dream is killing white men
A study shows that more Americans are dying from drug and alcohol abuse and suicides than at any point in roughly the past 20 years. Veuer's Justin Kircher has more. Buzz60
White men in America have a lot of advantages and yet we are dying by suicide in record numbers. The expectation for success is crushing
Last month, a reliable family guy with a big laugh became a news story when he didn’t show up for work. A week later, he was found dead of what authorities are confident was a suicide.
It’s not uncommon. Like people I’ve known who have taken their lives, he was a hardworking middle-aged white guy with a solid track record — exactly the kind of American most likely to die by suicide.
Each case is heartbreaking and haunting.