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Suicide among American Teenagers, and Solutions from Judaism (1993)

Dr. Yisroel Suskind
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Over the past few decades the suicide rate has risen by staggering numbers and is the second or third biggest.

What role does religion or a lack thereof play in this? Does the the schools not teaching personal development and how to cope with life challenges bear any responsibility? Should schools just teach children that they could do whatever makes them "feel good"? And what is real freedom?

This is a vintage video and is being shared here for its historical value and its content, not for the quality of its video.

This presentation took place in 1993 at the International Conference on Judaism and Contemporary Medicine. The video recording is courtesy of Dr. Michael-Moshe Akerman M.D. who is the director of the conference.

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