Year: 2022 Source: Crisis. (2021). 42(1): 1-4. SIEC No: 20220380

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Increased 56% in Decade, CDC Says

(Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2019;​cdc-says-11571284861)
Suicide Rates for Young Australians Highest in 10 Years

Suicide Rate Rises Among Young People in England and Wales

(The Guardian, September 4, 2018; https://www.the​​among-young-people-in-england-and-wales)
Headlines such as these have dominated the consciousness of these three high-income, Westernized nations in recent years and have plagued suicidologists with difficult-to-answer, if not as-yet-unanswerable, questions from the media and the general public, begging an understanding of these alarming increases in rates of death by suicide among the young.