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Suicide deaths, adverse childhood experience reports rose in last few years, county report shows

January 5, 2024

Suicide deaths and the number of adverse childhood experiences people reported have increased over the last several years in Frederick County, according to new Frederick County Health Department data. From 2010 to 2022, suicide deaths in the county have risen, with 23 deaths in 2010 and 33 deaths in 2021. More adults in 2020 reported experiencing at least one adverse childhood experience compared to previous years. An adverse childhood experience is a potentially traumatic event that occurs when a person is young.

 

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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