Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Suicides in McLean County up Slightly in 2016

Suicides in McLean County ticked up slightly year over year, following the national trend. Mclean County saw 25 suicides in 2016. White males over 40 years old were at the greatest risk. Studies show middle age and financial concerns can be driving factors for that demographic.The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention says warning signs to watch for include a person talking about being a burden to others and having no reason to live.

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