Suicide and Altitude
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 155 , Segment 5
Episode: UK and EU, Motherhood and Employment, Mid-East Panel
- Oct 8, 2015 9:00 pm
- 16:15 mins
Guest: Perry Renshaw, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Utah The suicide rate in the American West puzzles public health officials. Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming—all have a roughly 1.5 times higher suicide rate than the rest of the nation. Researchers sometimes call it "the Suicide Belt.