- Aug 5, 2004
The U.S. suicide rate is increasing in almost every state, according a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide is listed as a leading cause of death in the report, and more than half the people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health...
Asking about suicidal thoughts or feelings won't push someone into doing something self-destructive. Rather, offering an opportunity to talk about feelings may reduce the risk of acting on suicidal feelings.