Suicide rates have increased by 25% in the last 17 years. That’s nearly 45,000 Americans that took their lives in the year 2016. For Latinx, this number was at its highest in 2015 among young Latinas. Slam poet Poetic Moment shares her past struggle with suicide. It’s time to talk about our mental health issues. Share your story in the comments below or tag someone who you think would appreciate this piece.