The US suicide rate has increased 30% since 2000 — and it tripled for young girls

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  • The suicide rate in the US jumped 30% from 2000 to 2016, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • The rise was especially large among young girls from 10 to 14, but it went up for females in every age group and for all men under 75.
  • The suicide rate among females increased 50%, while the rate for males increased 21%.

  • Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for all Americans from ages 10 to 34.


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