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Improving Outcomes in Harm Risk Behavior Module A. Societal View

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This module begins by looking at the shifting attitudes toward suicide over history—at some points seen as a honorable way to die, and otherwise shrouded in shame for centuries—and breaks down the current prevalence of suicide in the U.S. by age, gender and geographic area. Next, the module looks at economic burden of suicide, as it falls on both patients and the families affected by both attempted and successful suicides.

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