Suicide rate on the rise in U.S.

The suicide rate in the United States increased by 24% from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the National XXX PHXDC5_6JQ82SPPCQD1DOP1ELM9_ORIGINAL.JPGCenter for Health Statistics.

The report is unique in that it breaks down suicide by different age groups and gender, and shows that the increase in suicide is among all groups, said Sally Curtin, one of the report’s authors. The increase in suicide rate has been steady since 1999, before which there was a consistent decline since 1986, she said… more: usatoday.