U.S. suicide rates are the highest they've been since World War II
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The opioid epidemic may harm entire communities’ mental health, Miron says. -
His second theory is that social media may be contributing to rising suicide rates, particularly for young people. -
U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data -
The opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be contributing factors. -
In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Americans died by suicide -
Men have historically died by suicide more frequently than women, and that’s still true -
As of 2017, the male suicide rate was more than three times higher than the female rate. -
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