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Old 04-12-2019, 09:33 PM
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Originally Posted by As Above So Below... View Post
You do realize seasonal depression is a thing right?

Why do you think suicide rates are so much higher in places that are cold and dark as opposed to places that are warm and sunny?
Suicide rates are more closely correlated with poverty and isolation than they are with climate/latitude. This is why rates are sky-high in the interior West, the Desert Southwest, Appalachia, and impoverished areas of the South. Minnesota is consistently on the low end of scale, due largely in part to higher living standards and accessibility to affordable healthcare.

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Old 04-14-2019, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by daboywonder2002 View Post
I'm in MInnesota too. For me, I am thinking either Philly or Raleigh/Durham, Nc. The quality of life in Minnesota is so great that it's hard to give up. But for all the good parks and stuff we have, what good is it if it's cold 5-6 months out the year? I wanna be warm where i can take my kids outside in February, March and April.
Where in MN do you live that you can't take your kids out in Feb, March or April? I know Feb is cold, but March and April are usually decent - enough where kids can be outside.
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