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The flat-funded programs include the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention State Grants, which has received $35.42 million annually since 2013, Schumer said. Rates increased significantly among males in 34 states and females in 43 states.

"Sometimes we feel that if we talk about it, that someone may commit suicide, and yet really the opposite is true", Henderson said.

Little says you need to be willing to be able to ask the hard and uncomfortable questions to make sure the people you love are okay.

Despite an increased awareness and more help available than ever before, there is still a stigma attached to reaching out for help.

Two celebrities have died of suicide this week.

A new USA report shows the nation's suicides had risen by 30 per cent since 1999, and that the crisis was a growing problem.

The CDC also noted that suicide rates have increased 30 percent in more than half the states from 1999 to 2016.

According to the findings published in the CDC's "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report", 54% of those who died by suicide in 2015 did not have a known mental health condition. Staley said in Utah, where there is a high rate of gun ownership, suicide deaths mirror national trends.

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In the wake of Kate Spade's suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased almost 30 percent in the the last 20 years.

Nevada was the only state that didn't see an increase in its suicide rate during the study period, though the state has had a consistently high rate of suicide, the report found.

Jafary told us suicide is preventable, people just need to be willing to seek help, and if the individual doesn't want to, others need to step in.

Laura Marx of the Capital Region chapter of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention says solving the problem starts with knowing the warning signs.

Researchers believe people in rural areas could be more at risk due to less access to mental health services.

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain", CNN said in a statement to INSIDER on Friday morning.

"People should know that suicide is preventable".

If you or someone you know needs help you can call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.