Growing Suicide Rates
Suicide rates in the United States are on the rise for all age groups under 75. They started increasing in 1999, resulting in a total 24% increase, but doctors don’t know why. They do know that prevention programs help on the individual level, though helping people on the national level is challenging. The cause for every person is unique, and makes it hard to pinpoint. These levels are concerning and doctors hope to get more support for mental health care practices.
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