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College suicides on the rise

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College suicides are on the rise and are now the second leading cause of death among college-aged students.

Last year, more than a thousand students committed suicide.

Experts say one of the biggest causes is untreated mental illness.

Statistics show, 1-in-5 college students believe that their depression level is higher than it should be, yet only 6 percent say that they would seek help.

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