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Monnat cited in MinnPost article on deaths of despair

Shannon MonnatShannon Monnat, the Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, was interviewed for the MinnPost article, "It’s not just opioids: ‘Diseases of despair’ claim a growing number of Minnesotan lives." "In the places with high rates of drug, alcohol, and suicide mortality, economic distress has been building and social and family networks have been breaking down for several decades," says Monnat. 09/25/17