"Makes you wonder what is happening? And we have seen the teen suicide rate going up across the country," Genen said. In the past three years, teen suicide in Colorado rose from 12.9 to 20.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19, according to the report. Overall, that rate put Colorado as the sixth worst state. Nationally, the teen suicide rate is up 25 percent. Colorado's 2019 rate is nearly double that nationwide, 20.4 compared to 10.5
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Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Why you need to take this course... On average, there are 123 suicides per day in the US. 1 in 5  adults live with a mental illness. Between 1999-2016 there were over 630,000 drug overdoses.
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Patients in this investigation have reported symptoms such as: cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea fatigue, fever, or abdominal pain Some patients have reported that their symptoms developed over a few days, while others have reported that their symptoms developed over several weeks. A lung infection does not appear to be causing the symptoms. CDC’s Infographic
Symptoms of Lung Injury Reported by Some Patients in This Outbreak- CDC
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Vaping - Data Highlights Strong correlation between vaping nicotine and vaping marijuana:

 

  • 47.9% of current nicotine vapers are vaping marijuana
  • 72.2% of current marijuana vapers are vaping nicotine.
  • Most current nicotine vapers (72%) have NOT tried cigarettes.
  • Majority nicotine vapers (92%) have NOT smoked cigarettes in past 30 days.

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