Preventing Suicide

Preventing Suicide

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 831 , Segment 3

Episode: Life Inside North Korea, Worker's Cup, Preventing Suicide

  • Jun 11, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 18:29 mins

Guest: Michael Staley, Suicide Prevention Research Coordinator, Utah’s Medical Examiner’s Office Over the last decade and a half, the suicide rate in America has risen 30 percent. Every state but Nevada saw an increase in its suicide rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The same week those numbers were reported, two celebrities died of suicide, driving home the urgent need for a better prevention strategy. How can we prevent suicide?  If you or someone you know need help, call the 24-Hour National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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