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November 8, 2019

17 Oct By Lauren Fountain AZBigMedia https://azbigmedia.com/lifestyle/health-fitness/arizona-teens-remain-vulnerable-to-mental-health-issues-suicide/

Despite a slightly declining suicide rate for Arizonans aged 15-24, Arizona teens are still vulnerable to mental health issues, and in severe cases, suicidal thoughts and actions.

The suicide rate for Arizonans aged 15-24 was 15.8% in 2017, a 6% decrease from the 16.8% rate in 2006, according to a report from the Arizona Department of Health Services. However, suicide is still the second-leading cause of death for 15-34-year-olds, according to the Read More

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