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Suicide rates rose in all but one state between 1999 and 2016, with increases seen across age, gender, race and ethnicity, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Suicide researchers already know a lot of the information in this new report, says Gebbia, "but the public doesn't".

I have been particularly disturbed by the reporting frenzy in the media about Kate Spade's tragic death by suicide. She also mentioned trigger locks as a possible prevention tool. They were the source of about half of all suicides, the researchers say, and that percentage has stayed stable over the years.

Note: If you or you're concerned a loved one is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.

The CDC said the nation's suicide rate is growing among many age groups.

Overall, almost 45,000 people died by suicide in 2016, which is more than twice the number of deaths from homicide, the CDC said.

The report also states suicide rates went up more than 30% in half of the states since 1999.

'But if we look into women from there, understanding that suicide is a problem across all commit suicide at a higher rate, but it's a greater increase in women'. "Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the USA right now, and it's one of three causes that is actually increasing recently, so we do consider it a public health problem - and something that is all around us", Schuchat said.

"And, unfortunately, our data show that the problem is getting worse", Anne Schuchat, MD, principal deputy director at CDC, said at a press briefing, reports Medscape.

Oregon's rate climbed to 17.8 suicide deaths per 100,000. That number has remained steady over recent decades, she said. Rates ranged from 6.9 per 100,000 in the District of Columbia to 29.2 in Montana.

Dr Stone says the CDC study showed loss, substance abuse, physical health, job and legal problems were all important factors.

The most common method used to end one's life in the United States is by firearm. "And these statistics don't begin to reveal the emotional, social and financial toll that suicide exacts on individuals, families and communities that are left devastated". He added that the alliance is working with more than 250 hospitals to make sure that those treated after a suicide attempt are also connected to long-term mental health care.

The CDC, the top U.S. public health agency, said individual states need to do more to boost suicide prevention "and address the range of factors contributing to suicide".

As CNN reports, there was a 10 percent increase in suicides in the four moths after Robin Williams died in 2014. The rates declined slightly among black men and people older than 75 during that time.

"He taught all of us how to be an American overseas, how to travel, explore, how to experience the world", said Cullen.

"Suicide is such a complex issue that it is really hard to point out any one reason why it's increasing in any one population", Brown said.

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health does not have any suicide prevention programming, according to communication officer Kevin Brennan. Crisis hotlines can save lives; so can psychiatric treatment.

That said, there's not typically one "cause" of suicide. People can help prevent suicide by recognizing the warning signs, as well as the circumstances that often lead up to suicide, and take this as an opportunity to reach out to the person and help them get the help they need, Schuchat said. Zien said. "Anthony Bourdain appeared to have everything going on". He'd also talked about his struggles with mental health and a history of drug use.