How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Twenty-five states recorded jumps of more than 30 percent.

The flat-funded programs include the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention State Grants, which has received $35.42 million annually since 2013, Schumer said.

Nationally, the suicide rate has jumped by 25 percent in almost 20 years.

"These findings are disturbing".

In 2016 alone, there were nearly 45,000 deaths from suicide.

Looking at CDC figures from 2014, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 10-34.

They say suicide is a major issue that needs to be tackled together. The CDC also says that more than half of those who died by suicide were not diagnosed with a mental health condition.

The CDC suggested a wide-ranging list of ways for communities to help those contemplating suicide.

Nevada was the only state that didn't see an increase in its suicide rate during the study period, though the state has had a consistently high rate of suicide, the report found.

US suicide rate on rise: health agency

This article has been adapted from its original source. The report says that substance abuse, financial stress, and relationship problems or loss all contribute to suicide risk.

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they're in emotional distress. Rates increased significantly among males in 34 states and females in 43 states.

Sandy Williams says her father was 74 years old when he took his own life seven years ago.

"Dying by suicide isn't a normal response to life's adversities", said Dan Reidenberg, executive director of Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE).

"It used to be that we didn't even talk about mental health, and certainly not suicide". Montana recorded the highest rate of 29.2 suicides per 100,000, and Washington, D.C., the lowest, at 6.9 suicides per 100,000 people.

Suicide rates have waxed and waned over the country's history and tend to reach highs in hard times.

The report calls on state and local communities, health care providers, and individuals to take steps to prevent suicide.

She also said new technology provides another way to get help.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) provides 24/7, free, confidential support for people in distress, as well as best practices for professionals and resources to aid in prevention and crisis situations.

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