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CDC: Suicide Rates Rising Across US

Suicide rates up more than 30 percent in half of U.S. states, CDC says

"It's a reminder we have a long way to go".

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released figures Thursday on suicide rates across the U.S. According to the report, the suicide rate in Minnesota jumped 40.6 percent over 18 years.

"These findings are disturbing".

"If they say something like 'I feel like my life is really empty, ' say 'we need to get help, '" Lieberman said.

"While that is an appropriate lens to look through... there are also circumstances and situations, whether marital, monetary, that are also salient in the conversation". In 2016, there were more than twice as many suicides as homicides.

In the most recent period studied (2014 to 2016), the rate was highest in Montana, at 29.2 per 100,000 residents, compared with the national average of 13.4 per 100,000.

The number of self-inflicted deaths in 2016 - roughly the equivalent of the entire population of Murray, Utah - placed suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.

"The strategy is great, but there's no funding behind it", said Colleen Creighton, executive director of the American Association of Suicidology. Brown explains that there are many reasons why people choose to take their own life. In 1999, then-Surgeon General David Satcher issued a report on the state of mental health in the country and called suicide "a significant public health problem".

"I'd love to see whatever we can do". Her work can be found here.

The celebrity chef, author, and TV personality Anthony Bourdain has died at age 61 in an apparent suicide.

From 2007 to 2017, the number of suicides in Cuyahoga County has gradually increased, with some years being much worse than others, according to Hugh Shannon at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

MI experienced almost a 33 percent increase in suicides from 1999 to 2016.

The study serves as a reminder, she says, that if someone in your life recently lost a job, ended a relationship, or is having some other life crisis, it's important to reach out. It found that 54 percent of suicide victims did not have a known mental health condition.

The report found that firearms were the most common method of suicide for both those with and without mental illnesses.

The CDC recommended a broad approach to suicide prevention, including boosting economic support by states, supporting family and friends after a suicide, and identifying and supporting people at risk for suicide. However, experts want to be clear that's it's usually more than one factor.

Instead, the CDC notes suicide typically arises from a combination of factors.

Employers can apply policies that create a healthy environment and reduce stigma about seeking help.

"One of the things we keep coming back to when these surprising events happen is you never know what is in somebody's head", he said.

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