Sikora: "Yes, unfortunately, a suicide death that is highly publicized can result in what we can call copycat suicides, and that's an unfortunate reality that has been well-researched, well-studied and well-documented".
"Relationship problems or loss, substance misuse; physical health problems; and job, money, legal or housing stress often contributed to risk for suicide", the CDC report notes. "The most important thing we can do is realize that depression is not a sign of weakness, it is not a character flaw, it is a disease".
In 2016 alone, nearly 45,000 Americans aged 10 or older lost their lives to suicide. It may be uncomfortable but make sure your loved one knows you are there for them and there are resources.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, there's help available.
Suicide rates increased by 25 percent across the United States over almost two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Someone who has had a suicide attempt, even if it's taking aspirin or a suicide attempt", he said.
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Advocates say everyone in the community can prevent suicide. But that doesn't mean it is not a mental health issue, as CDC suggest by saying that is just one factor, that may mean it is a diagnosis issue. Suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in 2015, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Show empathy for what that person is going through.
Misty Vaughan Allen, a suicide-prevention coordinator at the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), told Newsweek that the department's work with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention has helped lower the rate of suicide in the state. Suicide prevention hotlines, apps, support groups and religious communities, while not a replacement for treatment, may be helpful to those who are struggling. "If you're really concerned about somebody being suicidal, I don't believe a hotline is enough". "As a psychiatrist I would say 90 percent of the patients I see or come in contact with are suicidal or have had suicidal thoughts at one point or another", said Dr. Cruz.
You can also contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.
If you or someone you know might be at risk of suicide, help is available in Kansas.
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