Suicide Rate Up Sharply Among Middle-Aged

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•19 May 6, 2013

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate among Americans between the ages of 35 and 64 increased by 28 percent between 1999 and 2010. What do you think?

  • “They’re just going through a phase. Let it pass.”

    Alexandra Bozian –
    Wax Molder

  • “Speaking for myself, I’d say the suicide rate has stayed about the same.”

    Roderick Callesen –
    Furnace Installer

  • “Doesn’t anyone cry for help anymore?”

    Bodie Del Boccio –
    Street Light Wirer