Suicide Prevention.

  title={Suicide Prevention.},
  author={Deborah M. Stone and Alex E. Crosby},
  journal={American journal of lifestyle medicine},
  volume={8 6},
Suicide is a public health problem affecting people across the lifespan. It is currently the 10th leading cause of death, with rates having remained relatively flat for the past century. This article summarizes the problem of suicide and suicidal behavior along with suicide prevention efforts in the United States. Part 1 provides an overview of the epidemiology of suicide, including groups most at risk of suicide and suicidal behavior. Part 2 provides a review of common risk factors, organized… CONTINUE READING

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