The Center of Addiction and Mental Health has said, there appears to be a connection between the escalation in the consumption of alcohol and the increasing rate of suicides. The findings of this study revealed that even a one-litre increase in the consumption of alcohol caused almost an 11 to 39% rise in the suicide rate.
"Alcohol tends to have disinhibiting properties," scientist Robert Mann said. "If a person is feeling suicidal and is under the influence, they may be more likely to act on this urge."
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