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Life Expectancy In The U.S. Is Down. A Rise In Suicide Is One Reason Why

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Participants pass bags decorated with messages for the deceased during an Out of the Darkness Walk event organized by the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Sawyer Point park, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Cincinnati. Hundreds of supporters gathered to draw attention to and raise funds for the prevention of suicide that ranks as the tenth leading cause of death in the United States overall according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Americans are dying younger and death by suicide is a big reason why. We’ll look behind the rising numbers and talk about how to save lives.

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