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Suicide ideation, attempts increasing among U.S. children

Medical Xpress - Wed 16 May 18

(HealthDay)—From 2008 to 2015 there was an increase in encounters for suicide ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SAs) among U.S. children, according to a study published online May 16 in ...

Study shows increase in youth suicide attempts

Medical Xpress - Wed 16 May 18

The number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled since 2008, according to a new Vanderbilt-led study published today in ...

Study shows increase in youth suicide attempts, Eurekalert - Wed 16 May 18

Suicide attempts increasing among American high school kids, study finds

FOXNews - Wed 16 May 18

The number of teens hospitalized for suicide ideation or suicide attempts nearly doubled between 2008 and 2015, with the highest increase seen in adolescent girls.

Suicide-Related Hospital Visits Nearly Double Among Kids (CME/CE)

MedPageToday - Wed 16 May 18

(MedPage Today) -- Greatest increases among older adolescents, girls from 2008 to 2015

Big Rise in U.S. Kids, Teens Attempting Suicide

WebMD - Wed 16 May 18

Suicide is now the third leading cause of death among American adolescents, the study authors noted.