US SUICIDE RATES ARE THE HIGHEST THEY’VE BEEN SINCE WW2

Note: I started this Community Page because of my work that I do on suicide prevention project. We want to do early intervention; helping those who struggle early, before stress becomes crisis. I found this article yesterday, and it makes me really sad.

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In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Americans died by suicide, according to a new analysis released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. That’s a 33% increase since 1999, and the highest age-adjusted suicide rate recorded in the U.S. since 1942. (Rates were even higher during the Great Depression, hitting a century peak of 21.9 in 1932.)

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https://time.com/5609124/us-suicide-rate-increase/