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US Suicides Decrease and Suicidal Ideations Increase in 2020

The experts are pretty shocked, but data shows that the number of suicides decreased over 5% from 2019 to 2020. A CDC survey conducted in 2020 found that over 10% of participants seriously considered suicide in the past 30 days. This represents an increase in people who have suicidal thoughts.

A reduction of suicide losses and an increased desire to die seems like a contradiction. We continue to see how complex the issue of suicide is in our communities.

Click on the article to read how people are addressing the discrepancy.

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