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From the Paper:"Introduction
According to a report issued by the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (1989):
Almost 30,000 Americans take their own lives each year. . .This number is greater than the annual number of homicides in the United States. . .About 5,000 suicides occur among young people between the ages of 15 and 24. That means that each day, 13 Americans in this age group kill themselves. Many more young people attempt suicide and fail. (p. 7)
It is statistics such as the foregoing that lead authors such as Harris and Ammerman (1986) to refer to adolescent depression as one of the most serious mental health concerns facing the nation..."
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