6/17/18: Suicide Rates Rising Across U.S., Including Louisiana

Suicide rates are rising across the country, including Louisiana, the Centers for Disease Control recently announced - news that comes on the heels of the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

On this week's Of Interest To You, host Jeremy Poursine is joined by Danita LeBlanc, suicide prevention coordinator with the Louisiana Department of Health and licensed clinical social worker, to discuss what's behind the rise of suicide deaths in Louisiana and also warning signs to look out for and resources to help you or someone you know who might be having suicidal thoughts.

 

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Read the CDC's report on rising suicide rates

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