The rising rates of suicide in the UK have been in the news lately.

The headlines have been focusing on the latest release, which shows a sharp increase in the rates of suicide among young men and women. But what was the data really saying before then? And is the newest release such a big surprise when considering other contributing factors?

Read on for an excerpt from a LORIC report on the topic.

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