Suicide and Mental Health
Suicide rates have risen dramatically for middle-aged Americans
Suicide rates have risen dramatically for middle-aged Americans in the last 10 years - the highest jump is for men aged 50-54.
In a report released last week, the CDC says that more people aged 35-64 die from suicide than from car accidents, and they have been since 2009.
Today, we’ll look at what might be behind this trend - and what resources are available for Connecticut residents struggling with Mental Health issues.
And a new report by the Connecticut Health Investigative Team says that our state lags in mental health screenings for children -- these gaps in treatment have been a focus for lawmakers after the tragic events in Newtown.
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