[...] experts have pointed to increased abuse of prescription opiates and the financial downturn that began in 2008 as likely factors.
The report did not break down the suicides by education level or income, but previous studies found rising suicide rates among white people without university degrees.
"This is part of the larger emerging pattern of evidence of the links between poverty, hopelessness and health,"
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I totally understand. When I went back briefly, I found most people were essentially clinically fucking insane. I don't know what the hell they are doing to people there that makes them sofa king stupid, but it sure as hell works, and half of everyone one meets is strung out on something.
Welcome to hell.