The suicide rate in the United States has jumped to a 30-year high according to new research by The National Center for Health Statistics:
Experiencing the death of a loved one is always difficult. But when that death is due to suicide, it can be catastrophic and leave survivors with crushing guilt and unanswered questions that can plague them for years. This episode (from a problem submitted to Dear Prudence) addresses a question by a young woman whose boyfriend committed suicide, and whose family is apparently blaming her for his death. What should she do?