Suicide on the Rise in Young Girls
“…the suicide rate appears to have increased 8% from 2003 to 2004 after a period of decline, having decreased 28.5% from 1990 to 2003. A CDC press release notes it as ‘the biggest annual increase that we’ve seen in 15 years.'”
Certain groups of young girls are especially affected by the increase, and the ways young girls take their lives has changed. More at Our Bodies, Ourselves.