There have been more suicides than homicides this year in Bibb County
Suicide was the nation's 10th leading cause of death two years ago, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 40,000 Americans died by suicide in 2017. In Bibb County, there have been more suicides this year than homicides. For every person who takes their own life, there are family members left wondering if they could have stopped it.