But the rate of suicide for lawyers has become alarming enough for the state bar associations in Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Iowa to focus on mental health issues. Especially at risk are trial lawyers. Here is coverage from Business Insider.
Today, one medical doctor failed at managing to stay alive. As yet his name has not been disclosed. This Manhattan doctor had recently completed his residency. He returned to where he used to live in Vilcek Hall at NYU when he had been completing that. Then jumped the 26 stories. Here is the coverage by the New York Post.
Some posit that there is a correlation between suicide and self-hate. Can professional schools for medicine and law teach the fundamentals of self-love. Those would include the ability to forgive oneself and others for whatever, including being human.