Health Beat: Suicide rates rise sharply across the U.S., new report shows
Maryland was among the 49 states that saw an increase in suicide rates from 1999 to 2016, according to a report released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the state’s rates did not rise as sharply as the national average. (Ulysses Muñoz / Baltimore Sun video).
Suicide prevention hotlines are fielding a record-breaking number of calls. This is in the wake of the deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. According to a new CDC report,.. Source: Wochit -
According to a new report from the CDC, nearly 45,000 Americans died from suicide in 2016 and rates have risen in the last 20 years. Since 1999, suicide rates in the U.S. have increased by 30%. Most.. Source: Wochit -