Suicide In Teen Girls Is On The Rise

Officials are warning the rise of suicides in teenage girls continues to climb. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate hit a 40-year high in 2015.  The percentage of teen girls taking their own lives doubled between 2007 and 2015 and rose 30-percent in boys.  CDC experts say its part of a growing national trend.  Some of the main causes can be tied to economic struggles and violence.  Social media can hurt or help, depending on how it's used. Overall suicide rates have gone up 20-percent since 2000 according to the latest data.