A new world: Amid pandemic and a stressful 2020, nothing seems quite the same

Depression and suicidal risk factors on the rise

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 28, 2020 8:17 AM CT | Published: September 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Research shows Americans’ depression levels have risen during the pandemic while the CDC reports that suicide among young people increased 57% from 2007 to 2018 -- suggesting there is now enhanced risk. 


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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