More Americans commit suicide than are killed in car crashes due to miserable economy

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    Suicide is the cause of more deaths than car crashes, according to an alarming new study. The number of people who commit suicide in the U.S. has drastically increased while deaths from car accidents have dropped, making suicide the leading cause of injury death. Suicides via falls or poisoning have risen significantly and experts fear that there could be many more unaccounted for, particularly in cases of overdose. Suicides are terribly under-counted,' said Ian Rockett, author of the study, published on Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health. 'I think the problem is much worse than official data would...

    $56 million suicide prevention programme launched as study reveals more Americans take their own lives than die in car crashes | Mail Online
     

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