Suicides in Teen Girls Hit 40-Year High

The suicide rate among teenaged girls continues to rise and hit a 40-year high in 2015, according to a new analysis released Thursday.

Suicide rates doubled among girls and rose by more than 30 percent among teen boys and young men between 2007 and 2015, the updated breakdown from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.




Image: Chart for Suicide Rates for Teens Aged 15-19

Suicide Rates for Teens Aged 15-19 Years, by Sex — United States, 1975-2015.