Nearly 10 Million US Adults Seriously Thought About Suicide Last Year

HealthDay (9/15, Dallas) reports thabt nearly “10 million US adults seriously thought about committing suicide last year,” a report (pdf) from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed. The report also found that suicide rates “are at historically high levels, having jumped 27 percent since 2000.” More woman and more young adults are attempting suicide, researchers found. Some “42,000 Americans die from suicide” annually, the CDC reports.

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— “Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Considered Suicide Last Year,” Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay, September 15, 2016.

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