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Pearl Mccarthy
June 11, 2018

Since 1999, suicide rates have soared 25 percent in the United States. "If we only look at this as a mental health issue, we won't make the progress that we need".

North Dakota had the highest increase, at almost 58 percent over the studied time period. The percentage increases range from just under 6 percent in DE and over 57 percent in North Dakota.

One mental health expert in Indianapolis said don't call it "suicide"; call it "death by suicide", because it is really about battles with depression and anxiety.

In 2016, the final year of the study, almost 45,000 people died of suicide.

Scientists are making progress in identifying ways of predicting suicide risk more precisely, including biomarkers that could indicate whether someone is more likely to attempt it, said Jane Pearson, chairwoman of the National Institute of Mental Health's suicide research consortium.

She says now it's a conversation that begs to be had.

He also said it's important to take time for yourself; staying active, eating well and setting aside time to do what you like to do can help with suicidal thoughts.

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The organisation also advised the media to exercise caution when reporting on suicide to protect the sensitivity of the public and prevent others from being affected by the stories.

In Maryland, the number of suicides rose by more than a third, from 435 in 1999 to 586 in 2016, the most recent year for which data were available, according to the CDC.

"They see something on the news, and they see it repeatedly, and they wonder, for example, 'What's the difference between me and Kate Spade?'" Ciaravino said.

Suicide rates increased for all age groups under 75, but middle-aged adults aged 45 to 64 had the largest rate increase.

"While the rates aren't going down, and that's certainly not good, they aren't increasing at the same rate that they were", he said.

"There are probably hundreds of suicides deaths by suicides that have happened this week that we don't know about", said Vanessa Enos, who is the behavioral program director at Community Health Network. It's important to do not forget to remove access to firearms, medications, or any other potential tools they might use to harm themselves. All calls are confidential.

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