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OSU study finds suicide rates climbing in rural America

COLUMBUS — Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. The study, which appeared online Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, also highlights a cluster of factors, including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops, that are associated with high suicide rates. Researchers at The Ohio State University evaluated national suicide data from 1999 to 2016, and provided a county-by-county […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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