Monday, July 22, 2019
(WRDW/WAGT) -- Teens in Oregon now have the option of taking "mental health days" without using an unexcused absence, according to CNN.
Suicide rates in the U.S. are at their highest since World War II, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
It's a 33 percent increase nationwide since 1999. In the state of Georgia, the rate is up 16 percent. In South Carolina, it's up 38 percent.
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