Suicide Rates Differ Greatly Between Rural And Urban Youths

March 9, 2015 5:16 PM

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Adult and teen suicide rates are nearly double among individuals living in rural areas compared to individuals in urban areas, despite modern communication, a new study concludes.

Suicide rates have traditionally been higher among rural teens than in city youths. A new study examining youth and young adults between the ages of 10 to 24 examined whether modern technology, including social networking, may be alleviating this phenomenon. Between the years 1996 and 2010, children...

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