suicide http://ripr.org en Teen Suicide Attempts Up, But Why? http://ripr.org/post/teen-suicide-attempts-why <p>National survey results (officially the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey) came out this week showing that, in Rhode Island, teen suicide attempts have nearly doubled over the past decade. Unacceptable.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:21:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 35456 at http://ripr.org Suicide now kills more people than car wrecks http://ripr.org/post/suicide-now-kills-more-people-car-wrecks <p>A troubling finding out this week in the <em>American Journal of Public Health</em>.The <a href="http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300960">article</a>, “Leading Causes of Unintentional and Intentional Injury Mortality: United States, 2000-2009,” by Ian R. H. Rockett, et al., looked at data from the National Center for Health Statistics on all kinds of intentional and accidental&nbsp; injury-related deaths, and in particular at five causes: suicide, car accidents, homicide, poisoning, and falls. Here’s what they found:</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8289 at http://ripr.org