Five Suicide Experts Discuss the Challenges and Opportunities
Rising suicide rates represent a public health crisis. According to CDC data, rates of suicide increased 35% from 1999 to 2018. A statistic that forces us, as a country, to evaluate the efficacy of our nation’s suicide prevention efforts. Despite this sobering fact, there is good news. Advances in technology and access, some spurred by the pandemic, are creating new opportunities to address this problem.