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Suicide & Prevention

Posted by medpin@aol.com on August 6, 2015 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 11 out of 100,000 people commit suicide. Every 13 minutes someone in the United States commits suicide. Those over 65 years old are at the highest risk of following through with suicide. Men are more than 4 times likelier to commit suicide as opposed to women. American Indian and Alaskan Natives have the highest suicide rates and non-Hispanic blacks have the lowest suicide rate in comparison with other racial groups.

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