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The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

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Ketamine For Severe Depression: 'How Do You Not Offer This Drug To People?'

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Der ligger en lille ø midt i den gamle havn i Kangeq. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Lyt til Anda Poulsen og Nuuk Trommedansere.

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Jacquelyn Clark, co-owner of Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Lakewood, Colo., holds a list of gun safety rules. One recommendation: Consider "off-site storage if a family member may be suicidal." John Daley/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Colorado Gun Shops Work Together To Prevent Suicides

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Coning left the Marines in 2013. His wife says she thinks it's likely he had post-traumatic stress disorder, but he was never tested for it by the VA. Courtesy of the Coning family hide caption

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After A Vet's Suicide, Getting VA Benefits Can Compound A Family's Grief

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Doctors who diagnosed Shariah Vroman-Nagy with bipolar disorder wanted to keep her in the hospital for treatment, but her insurance company wouldn't cover the stay. Andreas Fuhrmann for KQED hide caption

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Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California

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Ice-bound fishing boats in the harbor at Tiniteqilaaq, Greenland. Only about 50 people live in what was once a great hunting community. Rebecca Hersher/NPR hide caption

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Inside The Suicide Epidemic At The Top Of The World

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Suicide rates for women and girls are on the rise. Eva Bee/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Suicide Rates Climb In U.S., Especially Among Adolescent Girls

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A small island sits in the middle of Kangeq's old harbor. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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The Arctic Suicides: It's Not The Dark That Kills You

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Life Expectancy Drops For White Women, Increases For Black Men

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The isolated Cree community of Attawapiskat — shown several years ago, in a photo by the Toronto Star — struggled all winter with a high rate of suicide attempts. Spencer Wynn/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Smartphone assistants like Siri will give you a national help line to call when you bring up suicide. But they have trouble recognizing other things, like rape or physical abuse. Michael Nagle/Getty Images hide caption

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George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force (left) and Chris Covelli with the Lake County Sheriff's Department talk during a news conference at the police station on Sept. 2 in Fox Lake, Ill. Michael Schmidt/AP hide caption

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Suicides and drug overdoses have contributed to a marked increase in the mortality rate for middle-aged whites. iStockphoto hide caption

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In Reversal, Death Rates Rise For Middle-Aged Whites

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What Happens If You Try To Prevent Every Single Suicide?

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