Adoptees and Suicide

45122A study last year by the University Minnesota found that adopted teens were at far higher risk if suicide than teens who weren’t adopted. Considering everything I learned too late about the “primal wound” – that break at birth between mother and child – and the personal baggage and self esteem issues that many adoptees struggle with (too many in silence), the results of this study are not surprising.

Here is a link to an online article that should lead to other links for those who want to pursue this matter further.