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Suicide Attempts by Adolescents and Young Adults Skyrocketing

Suicide Attempts by Adolescents and Young Adults Skyrocketing
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The number of adolescents and young adults trying to take their lives with poison more than doubled in the US from 2010 to 2018. This alarming trend signals the need for more resources to support at-risk youth, according to authors of a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

Largely driven by girls, jumps ...

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