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    Use the Internet, university Library, or other resources to locate a current article related to suicide. Read the article and Write a short summary of its main points as a response to this message. Do not forget to include reference information for your article.

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    This article focuses on teen suicide. It explains that suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15 to 25-year-olds after accidents and homicide, with the suicide rate increasing tremendously during adolescence (95% of whom have a psychological disorder at the time of death). Moreover, the main factor leading to increased suicide risk is the access to firearms at home (nearly 60% of all suicides in the United States are committed with a gun). Moreover, girls attempt suicide about twice as often as boys by overdosing on drugs or cutting themselves, while boys die by suicide about ...

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    This solution provides a short summary of an article related to teen suicide. Reference is provided.

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