Suicide rates for teens and young adults have reached their highest point since … June 18, 2019

Here’s why more young people in Texas are considering suicide

So much for open freedom of choice.

The rate at which young Americans took their own lives reached a high-water mark in 2017, driven by a sharp rise in suicides among older teenage boys, according to new research.

In that year alone, suicide claimed the lives of 5,016 males and 1,225 females between 15 and 24 in the United States, researchers reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. MORE