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Reducing The Annual Rate Of Suicide In The US By 20% By 2025

January 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has a bold new plan for reducing the annual rate of suicide in the U.S. by 20% by 2025. AFSP’s Project 2025 is using the “top minds in the mental healthcare field coupled […]


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U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II

June 20, 2019

Via: Time Health

U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every […]


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Suicide Isn’t A U.S. Problem – It’s A Global Health Epidemic

June 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

In recent weeks suicide has been written about extensively in the United States, with high profile individuals giving a renewed focus to the tragic loss of life, taken by one’s own hands. And while advocates and educators of mental health […]