suicide

Radio Made in Michigan
3:36 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Baby boomer suicide rate on the upswing

Experts in suicide prevention tend to focus their outreach efforts on two segments of the population:  young adults and the elderly.  But shifting data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have some professionals reconsidering that approach.

Last month, statistics showed a 60% increase in suicide among women in their early 60’s and a 50% spike among men in their 50’s. The data covers the calendar year 2010.

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NewsRoom
3:41 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Michigan National Guard Conducts Suicide Prevention

WKAR File Photo

The Michigan National Guard is joining the U.S. Army "stand down" suicide prevention effort.

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