Advertisement

INTERACTIVE: Kentucky among states with highest suicide rate increases

(WYMT)
Published: Jun. 8, 2018 at 4:01 PM EDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

With several well-known individuals' suicides all over media recently, it brings to attention the rising suicide rates in the United States.

Kentucky has seen a 36.6 percent increase in suicides between 1999 and 2016, which is more than 10 percent higher than the increase seen nationally at 25.4 percent.

If you are viewing on a mobile device, follow the link to view this story on a web browser.