Social isolation, lack of mental-health treatment, drug and alcohol abuse and gun ownership are among the factors that contribute to suicide.
Suicide prevention largely focuses on addressing mental health treatment, the CDC found, suggesting that a wider variety of preventive measures could be taken.
Allen, who has been at the department since 1998, said the state had the highest suicide rate in the nation when she started her work.
Significant jumps in female suicides were seen in 43 states and in male suicides, in 34 states. "We want them to have people they can call and contact both professional, and friends and family".
The report states that from 1999-2016, nearly every USA state saw an increase in suicide rates; 25 of which saw increases of more than 30 percent each.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and one of three leading causes that are on the rise, the CDC said. "We are one of the only lines in the country that has a statewide, integrated peer support and crisis line". "Suicide doesn't discriminate", Lyn Morris, LMFT, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services.
On one hand Brown said the series may have gotten some teens to speak out on suicide as an important issue and they may have shared experiences.
States can help ease unemployment and housing stress by providing temporary support. It is available every Monday through Friday between 6 p.m. and midnight in the Central time zone. Callers can also leave a voicemail. "I'm not worth living", Brown said.
In May, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners' handful of support lines received almost 15,200 calls and texts.
"Many of us have been personally impacted by this unfortunate reality", KDHE Chief Medical Officer said.
"Any change in behavior patterns, withdrawing, sadness, irritability, anger, and losing their temper more quickly - those would all be indicators that possibly that person's mental health is deteriorating", says Dr. Christine Moutier of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
"We have a long way to go to strengthen our community and health systems to make sure when someone is at risk we get them to care", Jerry Reed, an executive committee member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, told The Wall Street Journal.
Mental Health First Aid: 8-hour sessions give people a 5-step action plan that includes the skills, resources, and knowledge to recognize if someone needs help and how to get it for them.
Such pathways are in progress, Brummett said.
Sikora says suicides can be prevented.