The suicide rate has skyrocketed since 2000 in the US, according to The US suicide rate has increased 30% since 2000, and tripled for young girls. . of the American Medical Association showed that 37.2% of adults in the.
The rate of suicide is highest in middle-age white men in particular. In 2017 . In 2017, adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 24 had a suicide rate of 14.46.
Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon and occurs throughout the.