How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

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Suicide rates on the rise in Kansas

Over 1,000 people die by suicide in our state each year, but the norm isn't suicide death.

Sandy Williams says her father was 74 years old when he took his own life seven years ago.

The study noted that suicide is rarely caused by a single factor, and found more than half of cases involved a person who did not have a known mental health condition.

"Suicide is a public health problem that can be prevented", said Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director, in a press briefing held earlier this week.

The CDC report found that suicide rates among women have risen at an even higher rate than the overall suicide rate, with significant increases in the suicide rate among women in 43 states.

She says to be on the lookout for changes in anyone's talk, behavior or mood it's important to have a conversation.

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For immediate help if you are in a crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nationwide, the study said, the suicide rate rose by almost 30% over the same 17-year period, 1999 to 2016. But Dr. Schuchat said the decrease was minor for a state with a high suicide rate.

The rates of suicide for all states and the District of Columbia were calculated using data from the National Vital Statistics System.

Brown said warning signs can include something as simple as talkative people becoming more quiet or the opposite- those who are normally quiet becoming more verbal; or letting their hygiene go as well as verbal cues.

Firearms were by far the leading method, accounting for about half the suicides. In all, 772 Oregonians died by suicide in 2016, the CDC reported. Those two states also experienced the second and third biggest increases, more than 48 percent, in the period studied by the CDC.

"There's been an increasing awareness of helping people in the restaurant business deal with depression, drugs and alcohol, and suicide", Fuller said.

Suicide rates are up 31 percent over the last 15 years, and many employees, underpaid and overworked, are stressed.

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"A celebrity's suicide can create a contagion that we want to be aware of and those individuals who are a risk, who might be connected to that celebrity, we want to reach out to them", Egan said.

Keltz admits the warning signs of someone thinking about committing suicide aren't always easy to see, varying person by person.

Thomas Delaney, a faculty member at the University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine who studies suicide, said Thursday that several aspects of Vermont life have been linked to higher rates of suicide.

Reach out. Talk to a friend, neighbor or loved one who may be going through a hard time or who has battled mental illness.

Help connect them with professional support and follow up.

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