Published: Thu, June 14, 2018
Health Care | By Cedric Leonard

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Most experts agree that a lack of good mental health care is at the core of the suicide problem.

Two celebrity deaths and release of a landmark national report coincidentally coalesced last week to shine a desperately needed spotlight on a growing but understated public-health menace in our region, our state and our country: suicide.

According to the CDC, the suicide rate increased by about 1% every year from 2000 to 2016, then doubled to 2% increases every year from 2006 to 2016. There was a reported increase in the number of people who died by suicide using the same method as comedian Robin Williams after he died, McBride said.

"If they say something like 'I feel like my life is really empty, ' say 'we need to get help, '" Lieberman said. Nearly every state in the country has experienced an increase in suicide deaths, one of the most common causes of death in the two decades. This week the authorities of USA health care told that there had been an intense rise in suicide rates all over the country, since the starting of the century and had called for a detailed approach to address against depression. You would think that we were in the midst of a suicide epidemic, an alarming prospect that was underscored by the deaths last week of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

It's a reminder of the toll mental illness can take on people - even those with lives many admire, and who have the resources to access good care.

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Overall, the rate rose to 15.4 per 100,000 in 2014-2016 from 12.3 per 100,000 in 1999-2001. In the United States, where care is more expensive than anywhere else, Rasgon believes many cases go undiagnosed and untreated.

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In most cases, the mistakes made by news organizations were early in the coverage, committed by people inexperienced in such stories, she said. "A traumatic event is a strong data point, any significant life event that the person is presenting saying they are baffled and are running out of solutions to their problems". "All of those things where people can talk openly so they can start getting help". "We need to", she said. He has survived several suicide attempts and experienced lifelong depression before receiving treatment as an adult that helped alleviate his illness. But other factors - strained relationships, work or finance stressors, poor physical health, recent or impending crises - are important to recognize as well. If a fellow Solider is concerned about a peer, he or she must "ask" their peer if they are suicidal by specifically asking "are you going to commit suicide?"

"Someone will be there to talk to you, there are people at counseling centers all over town that want to help".

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