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SUICIDES IN USA HAVE DOUBLED SINCE 2014

According to National Suicide prevention Lifeline, 2 million calls have been answered in 2017 compared to 1 million calls in 2014. 

According to CDC, suicide rates have increased 25% since 1999. 

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This is the human cost of not addressing mental illnesses (currently over 10 million people with mental illness without care. Suicidal crisis is a public health crisis although it is hard to measure because relationship between suicidal thoughts and suicide rates is widely debated and there a scattered approach until physical conditions such as diabetes or HIV or prostate/breast cancer. 

The number one barrier is stigma about mental illnesses

23-Jul-2018

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According to USA Today, there are 40,000 suicides every year. Someone commits suicide every 13 minutes

23-Jul-2018

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staggering data on Suicides in USA

23-Jul-2018

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