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US suicide rate has risen nearly 30% since 1999, federal study finds

Rises above 30% in 25 states, CDC finds, driven by mental illness, substance abuse, financial hardship and relationship problemsCalls for better suicide-prevention efforts are mounting, after a federal study identified a sharp rise in suicide rates in the US over the past two decades. Related: Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61 Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 8 June