Suicide: Only cause of Top 10 U.S. deaths that’s rising

In 2014 — the latest year for which we have accurate figures — there were 42,773 reported suicides in the United States. Currently, there are approximately 120 suicides a day and a substantial number of these are military veterans.

Suicide is the only top 10 cause of death in the United States that is increasing each year, and we know that a substantial number of other deaths, including opiate overdoses and motor vehicle accidents, are also suicides.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/living/health-fitness/article104336361.html#storylink=cpy

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