Published: Sat, June 09, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

Glenn Beck reflects on Anthony Bourdain loss, America's search for answers

Glenn Beck reflects on Anthony Bourdain loss, America's search for answers

With suicide having a known "contagion effect", the incidence of two celebrity suicides in one week raises the question of whether that could have been at play here: Did news coverage of the fashion designer's death have any influence on Bourdain's? Spade's husband said she suffered from depression and anxiety for years, while Bourdain had spoken openly about his past drug addiction.

To the knowledge of her family and investigators, Spade did not have a previously diagnosed mental health condition, though her sister Reta Saffro has said she suspected that Spade had begun drinking heavily as a way to cope.

Haley Lillibridge, 25, answers the phone at CrisisLink, a suicide and crisis prevention hotline in Arlington, Virginia, on June 23, 2011. Don't be afraid to discuss suicide with those at risk - it can help.

Vermont also has a high rate of binge drinking, and evidence suggests that people who drink too much are at higher risk of suicide.

The new analysis found that almost 45,000 Americans ages 10 or older died by their own hand in 2016.

Both states easily exceeded the nation as a whole, with the overall USA suicide rate rising 25.4 percent. The rates have gone up more than 30% in half of all states since 1999, she says.

Suicide is now the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.

"And, unfortunately, our data show that the problem is getting worse", Anne Schuchat, MD, principal deputy director at CDC, said at a press briefing, reports Medscape. The gun shops have been receptive, she said. I think it captures a lot of trends that we've been becoming more and more aware of over recent years", says psychologist Michael Anestis at the University of Southern Mississippi, who researches suicide and is the author of Guns and Suicide: "An American Epidemic. "Other problems often contribute to suicide, such as those related to relationships, substance use, physical health, and job, money, legal, or housing stress". Approximately half of such deaths involve the use of a firearm.

Effective strategies, she said, included teaching coping and problem-solving skills for those at risk, establishing more social "connectedness", as well as safe storage of pills and guns.

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Researchers looked at a 16-month time period between January 2015 and April 2016 when there were 61 deaths in New Orleans that were classified as suicides.

The rate was the highest in Montana with an increase of 38 percent between 1999 and 2016. It's up everywhere. And we know that the rates are actually higher than what's reported.

Overall, the rate rose to 15.4 per 100,000 in 2014-2016 from 12.3 per 100,000 in 1999-2001.

The past three decades have presented a morbid puzzle.

Recent government reports have highlighted rising rates of suicide among women.

The reasons are many, experts said. She told reporters, "We did see increases in younger and older people".

Purdue Fort Wayne is hosting a suicide prevention conference. Crisis hotlines can save lives; so can psychiatric treatment. "There are many different circumstances and factors that contribute to suicide".

According to the Nevada DHHS statistics, 57 percent of suicides are carried out with a firearm.

"The paper makes a clear case, correctly, about the fact that there is no one cause for suicide", he said, adding that "availability of means" makes death possible.

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