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suicide

Public health
High rural suicide rates largely driven by guns
Published Aug 17, 2017
Of every three deaths involving guns, only one is a homicide. The other two are suicides.
Suicide prevention
Why '13 Reasons Why' alarms experts
Published Aug 10, 2017
Release of Netflix show in March prompted spike in suicide-related web searches, fears of suicide contagion
Same-sex marriage legalization linked to fewer teen suicide attempts
Published Feb 20, 2017
Allowing same-sex marriage at state level reduced suicide attempts by 134,000 per year, BSPH researchers estimate / School of Public Health
Mental health
Suicide prevention strategies
Published Nov 28, 2016
Prevention efforts lead to 40% drop in suicides among White Mountain Apache tribe / School of Public Health
Guns and suicide
Published Sept 2, 2015
Laws making it harder to get guns linked to decline in suicides by firearm / School of Public Health