What To Do When Someone Is Suicidal

What To Do When Someone Is Suicidal

The U.S. suicide rate is increasing in almost every state, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide is listed as a leading cause of death in the report, and more than half the people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition. The CDC says “other problems contribute to suicide, such as those related to relationships; substance use; physical health; and job, money, legal or housing stress.” When someone says they are thinking about suicide or makes comments that sound as if he or she is considering suicide, it's upsetting. You may not...

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