Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

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DE had the second lowest rate increase in the suicide rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, in a troubling report from the Centers for Disease Control.

Among the stark numbers in the CDC report was the one signaling a high number of suicides among people without a known mental health condition.

A study released Thursday shows the suicide rate in IL rose by almost 23% between 1999 and 2016 and the suicide rate in IN rose nearly 32%.

"These findings are disturbing". Digging deeper, the researchers found that several circumstances, including the loss of (or problems in) a relationship, were more likely to trigger a suicide among those who did not have a mental health condition.

Higher rates of substance abuse and drug addiction are also associated with higher suicide rates, Duarte said.

The biggest increase in suicides was in North Dakota, where the rate jumped more than 57 percent.

In 2014, the state topped the national list. It also heads the Governor's Behavioral Health Services Planning Council, that produced the Kansas Suicide Prevention Subcommittee 2017 Annual Report, which outlines steps the State is taking to regarding this issue. The need for more research and a greater national investment in suicide prevention is clearer than ever.

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Reduce access to lethal means - such as medications and firearms - among people at risk of suicide. That compares to 69 percent and 41 percent, respectively, among those with known mental health conditions. And could more suicides follow his?

"The most important thing to know is that each person was very much loved and cared about by someone else", she said.

Any potential increase in suicides following media stories is nicknamed the "Werther effect", dating back to fears of contagious suicides after publication of Goethe's novel, "The Sorrows of Young Werther", which detailed a character's suicide.

"The CDC's analysis of suicide trends suggests no state is making acceptable progress toward reaching this objective, and for many states the burden of suicide is growing", Bridge said in a statement Thursday.

"Veterans made up about 18% of adult suicides but represent about 8.5% of the United States adult population", Schuchat said, noting that not all veterans who died by suicide were recent veterans.

The Center for Suicide Awareness Hopeline's text number is 741741.

South Florida resident Felicia Monroe knows first hand what it's like to lose someone to suicide. "Those suicide rates have doubled in the last 10 years", said Sharon L'Herrou. One meta-analysis looking at 10 studies of the aftermath of 98 celebrity deaths found a 0.26 percent rise in suicide rates in the months after celebrities kill themselves.

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