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These Jobs Have The Highest Suicide Rates, According to The CDC

A recent report on suicide mortalities by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests men in fields associated with construction and extraction represent the line of work with the highest rate of deaths by suicide.

Family religiosity predicts suicide risk in girls

The daughters of parents who place high value on religion have less suicidal behavior than children of parents who place little value on religion.

Some suicidal men find support on Reddit

New research illuminates how some men and boys who are contemplating suicide are finding emotional support in an unexpected place: Reddit.

Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicide

People who have traumatic brain injuries may be nearly twice as likely to die by suicide as individuals who don’t have a history of injuries like concussions and skull fractures, a large Danish study suggests.

Helping survivors in the aftermath of suicide loss

The loss of a loved one to suicide is often experienced as “devastating.”1 While survivors of suicide loss may be able to move through the grief process without clinical support,2 the traumatic and stigmatizing nature of suicide is likely to make its aftermath more challenging to navigate than other types of loss.

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Suicide details reported by the media may lead others to copy

How the media reports on suicides may impact whether others decide to kill themselves in the days following the original death, a study suggests.

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Global warming risk: Rising temperatures from climate change linked to rise in suicides

A new study published in the Nature Climate Change journal finds a strong correlation between warm weather and increased suicides.

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Suicide Rate in Women Jumps by 50%

Rates of suicide continue to rise for both women and men in the U.S., according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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Veterans more likely than civilians to die by suicide, VA study finds

While the trend hasn’t changed since 2014, deaths by suicide are increasing among veterans just as they are in the general population.

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U.S. public largely ignores firearm access and suicide completion link

– The evidence linking firearm access and suicide completion is largely ignored in current U.S. discussions on guns, Michael D. Anestis, PhD, said at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology.

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U.S. public largely ignores firearm access and suicide completion link

– The evidence linking firearm access and suicide completion is largely ignored in current U.S. discussions on guns, Michael D. Anestis, PhD, said at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology.

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Suicide prevention gets ‘standard care’ recommendations

– The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention released in April 2018 what the organization said was the first set of “standard care” recommendations for suicide prevention in people with suicide risk.

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Suicides up 30%; risk factors go beyond diagnosed disorders

About 45,000 individuals in the United States took their own lives in 2016, and about half of them had no known mental health diagnosis at the time of death, based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicide rates rose by approximately 30% across all age groups up to age 75 years.

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Why Medicine Leads the Professions in Suicide, and What We Can Do About It

Earlier this month, 1 of us visited a prominent US medical school to give a lecture on the topic of burnout and how physicians can find more fulfillment in the practice of medicine. Sadly, that very day, a fourth-year medical student there took her own life.

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Mapping the rising tide of suicide deaths across the United States

Suicide rates are on the rise across the nation but nowhere more so than in rural counties, according to a new study by a team of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers.

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Deaths by Suicide and Firearms Are Rising Sharply Among Kids

After years of progress, deaths by suicide, homicide and other means of injury are way up among kids, according to new data from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics.

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People With Opioid Use Disorder Have High Suicide Rate

HealthDay News — Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) seem to have a high rate of suicide, according to a perspective piece published in the April 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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