Teen girl kills herself after taunting from Internet trolls
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12-12-2012, 04:13 PM
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serious question: were there as many teen suicides in the 50s/60s etc?
Suicide Among Children and Young Adults
A scourge by any measure, suicide is particularly devastating when it involves children, teenagers, and young adults. Consider this national data:
Suicide rates among adolescents and young adults in America nearly tripled between 1952 and 1996.
Between 1980 and 1996, suicide rates almost doubled among 14-15 year olds and rose by 14% in the 15-19 age group.
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