Party Like It’s 1999?

“We have thoughts, that maybe it’s this, maybe it’s that. It’s really hard to pinpoint one specific risk factor that really, truly is driving this trend.” In the decades leading up to 1999, suicide rates in America were on a pretty steady decline. But that course has reversed (across just about every demographic) in recent years.

+ Vox: Suicides are rising in the United States, and no one really knows why.

+ WaPo looks at some of the potential causes of the spike.

+ NPR: The Arctic Suicides: It’s Not The Dark That Kills You.

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