Suicide Rates Rise Among Baby Boomers

The suicide rate in the United States is increasing for the first time in a decade, particularly among middle-aged white women, a new study finds.

“This is a group we haven’t had as much focus on in terms of suicide, because the death rates were higher in elderly white males, and there has been a lot of attention to teenagers and young adults,” said lead researcher Susan P. Baker, a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “This 40-to-64 age group has been neglected.”

Read more of the Washington Post article here: Suicide Rates Rise Among Baby Boomers

Suicide Rates Rise Among Baby Boomers
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