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“Suicide increases alarmingly in Monroe County”

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This April 5, 2015 Pocono Record article talks about an alarming increase in the number of suicides in Monroe County and offers information about where to turn if you are in need of help.

“Suicide: a growing problem”

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This January 21, 2013 article on the GoErie.com website talks about the ever-increasing suicide rates in America and what some of the warning signs are in addition to what can be done to help prevent this epidemic.

‘Someone I really loved made a rash decision’

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This October 18, 2012 article on the Philly Burbs website talks about what statistics are showing when it comes to suicide rates in various age groups.  The article also touches on the stigma that is often associated with mental illness and suicide.

 

“Families of suicide victims are left to cope with guilt, grief, doubt”

Regional suicide stats

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This article dated February 27, 2012, on the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review website talks about the struggles faced by family members of someone who committed suicide.  The article not only looks at immediate impact, but also compares national suicide rates to the suicide rates in Allegheny County.

“Report: Suicides in movies tripled from 1950-2006”

http://www.gettysburgtimes.com/life_entertainment/entertainment/movies/article_621404a7-df86-5b68-b413-3dd07c17af49.html

The above link found in the Gettysburg Times on August 10, 2011 discusses research being do to see if there is a link between suicide rates in teens and the graphic depiction of suicides in movies.

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