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The Line: Statewide Suicide Rate Drops, Veterans Still at High Risk

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September 22, 2017 – Some good news this week, regarding the state’s suicide rate. After nearly two decades of increases the number of suicides actually dropped last year by about six percent. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists talk about what may be behind the improvements, and why our veterans are still at a higher risk than other populations.

Suicide Prevention Resources:
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Veterans Crisis Line

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, Former State Senator
Diane Snyder, Former State Senator

       Dan Foley, Former House Minority Whip

Sophie Martin, Attorney