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Monnat talks to Bloomberg about rising suicide rates among US kids

September 11, 2020


Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

"There are many reasons to suspect that suicide rates will increase this year too, not just because of Covid-19 but because stress and anxiety seem to be permeating every aspect of our lives," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "Anxiety is high in the population as a whole, thanks to political and social unrest. Children are not immune from those stressors." Read more in the Bloomberg article "Suicides Among U.S. Kids, Young Adults Jumped 57% in Past Decade." 09/11/20

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