Rate of Teens Attempting Suicide On the Rise

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Rate of Teens Attempting Suicide On the Rise

The percentage ofِ U.S.
teens whoِ attempt suicide hasِ risen slightly overِ the lastِ fewِ years, according toِ a newِ report fromِ the Centers forِ Disease Control andِ Prevention.
Between 2009 andِ 2011, theِ percentage ofِ high school students whoِ saidِ they hadِ attempted suicide atِ least onceِ inِ the pastِ year increased fromِ 6.3 percent toِ 7.8 percent, theِ report said.