Research Outline

Mental Health/Suicide Rates


Provide a report regarding the rise of mental healthillness and suicide rates among Americans. We will discuss the following:
  • A statistical compilation of demographic points that indicate the rise of mental illness and suicide which explain whether mental health illness and suicide rates are continuing to rise in the US. Demographic points include things like age, gender, race, income level, medical conditions associated, use of antidepressants and use of family/community support services. We will focus on the overall trend in rates between the 80's and the present.
  • Information on which occupations are associated with increased incidence of mental illness and suicide rates.