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Mass nervous breakdown: Millions of Americans on the brink as stress pandemic ravages society

Gabriela Segura, MD.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 09:57 CDT

As a doctor, I can tell you that stress has reached pandemic levels, though many still hold back from admitting it to themselves or their peers. Our normalcy bias prevents us from taking notice that tens of millions of people in Western countries are dropping like flies from illness, depression and self-destruction. I came across this article by David Kupelain on Americans' health and agreed with some of the observations made about the dire state of affairs:

Suicide has surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of injury death for Americans. Even more disturbing, in "the world's greatest military", more U.S. soldiers died last year by suicide than in combat.

Fully one-third of U.S. employees suffer chronic debilitating stress, and more than half of all "millennials" (18 to 33 year olds) experience a level of stress that keeps them awake at night, including large numbers diagnosed with depression or anxiety disorder.

Shocking new research from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that one in five high-school-aged children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with ADHD, and likewise a large new study of New York City residents shows, sadly, that one in five preteens - children aged six to 12 - have been medically diagnosed with either ADHD, anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder.

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It is crazy where I live. I used to live in Seattle when it had the highest suicide rate, then Las Vegas when it had the highest suicide rate and now CO that has the highest suicide rate. I manage a lot of employees and pay them deflated wages yet work with the biggest benefactors of the federal reserves inflating actions. Everyone is in debt, everyone is poor and living paycheck to paycheck. Health insurance is up, our local water is poisoned with fluoride and our kids are suffering from the pharmeceutical industry. But we have our liberty groups that we can use to focus our efforts to change our path to one that will preserve liberty for our kids.