Suicide Increasingly Common in the U.S.

June 7, 2018

(New York Times) – Suicide rates rose steadily in nearly every state from 1999 to 2016, often by as much as 30 percent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Thursday. In 2016, there were more than twice as many suicides as homicides in the United States. The figures come two days after the death of celebrity designer Kate Spade, which has sparked a national conversation about suicide.

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