New study show 49-percent rise in emergency department visits for drug related suicide attempts by females aged 50 and older from 2005 to 2009

A new national study shows that from 2005 to 2009 (the most recent year with available figures) there was a 49-percent increase in emergency department visits for drug related suicide attempts by women aged 50 and older — from 11,235 visits in 2005 to 16,757 in 2009. This increase reflects the overall population growth of women aged 50 and older. View full post on Health News

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