Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico faces a suicide crisis

It's been six months since Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico, and the island still has a long way to go in recovering from storm, which left hundreds of thousands of citizens without homes, electricity, or running water. But beyond infrastructure reconstruction, Puerto Rico faces another challenge as a result of the storm: skyrocketing suicide rates.

The number of suicide attempts between November 2017 and January 2018 was more than double the same period a year ago, Vox reported, based...

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