Working-age men at highest risk for suicide

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By Lauren Glendenning

Editor’s note: This is the second part in a four-part series looking at suicide, drug and alcohol addiction, and mental health resources in the mountains. Read tomorrow’s paper for part three in this series focusing on drug and alcohol use in the mountains. All seven of Eagle County’s 2013 suicides were white, working males between the ages of 25 to 54, the No. 1 demographic in the state at risk for committing suicide. Seven is the number the county’s suicide prevention coalition Speak Up Reach Out has on file, but anecdotal accounts point toward more than that. At the peak …

Source: Vail Daily Feed


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