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Nearly 50,000 Americans died by suicide in 2022, a record-high number: CDC

A total of 49,449 Americans died by suicide in 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. This is a 2.6% increase from 48,183 in 2021 and the highest number ever recorded, according to provisional numbers released in a new report from the federal health agency.

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