Suicide rates have shot up in almost every U.S. state

More than half of victims counted in 27 states in 2015 had no known mental health condition

suicide prevention event

SUICIDE AWARENESS  At a suicide prevention event at a Washington state high school, participants select beads signifying how suicide has affected their lives. Suicide rates have gone up sharply across the country since 1999, according to a new report.

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