Source: County News Service
September 10, 2014 (San Diego's East County) - Suicides are up 20% in San Diego County. That’s one of the startling findings in the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council’s Report to the Community. The suicide rate steadily increased from 2008 to 2013. Last year, 14 suicides occurred for every 100,000 residents in San Diego County. That rate is also 20 percent higher than the average for the entire state of California.