CDC researchers examined state-level suicide rate trends between 1999 and 2016 in the "Vital Signs" report released Thursday afternoon, and also analyzed 2015 data covering 27 states from the CDC's National Violent Death Reporting System to study the circumstances of suicide among people with and without known mental health conditions.
The CDC say the latest numbers show 45,000 people in America took their own lives in 2016, which was more than double the number of homicides that same year.
They say the recession, housing stress, relationship problems and substance abuse are all contributing factors to a recent increase in suicides.
Previous CDC reports have found rate increases of 80 percent among white, middle-age women since 1999, and of 89 percent among Native Americans.
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If you or someone you know is considering suicide, self-harm, or is anxious, depressed, upset or needs to talk, call the 27/7 National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or text the crisis text line at 741-741. Only six states - Idaho, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Utah - had larger increases.
Vermont is home to a high proportion of white people, and whites as a group have higher suicide rates than ethnic groups.
"Our data show that suicide is more than a mental-health issue", Schuchat said.
The state with the lowest rise in its suicide rate was DE (5.9 percent).
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Research shows suicides are up in nearly every state across the country. Suicide by asphyxiation or suffocation was the second most common cause of death during that time period. The state also has a higher rate of suicide among young people. In all, 772 Oregonians died by suicide in 2016, the CDC reported.
Despite the steadiness of the suicide rate in the state, Allen says there is a lot of work to do.
"Most people that either attempt or complete suicide, they aren't so much wanting to die as they want to be out of the pain they are in", Summers said. Dr Christine Moutier, a psychiatrist and chief medical officer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, said that it's important for everyone to know the warning signs and to intervene when family members, friends or co-workers appear troubled. "For celebrities, in particular, and those in the spotlight, there is an expectation that the general public has that because these individuals are successful and attractive, they likely do not or could never suffer from a mental or emotional disorder", Dr. Ask them if they are thinking about suicide 2.
The report also cites the need to reduce "access to lethal means" but without explicitly discussing firearms or controversial issues such as gun control legislation. Listen to what they need. However, teens who aren't likely to reach out could be internalizing what they see.
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