The Rundown: Grappling with High Suicide Rates in the State of Utah

Every 16 hours someone in Utah dies by suicide and our state has the seventh highest rate of suicide in the country. Today we’ll learn about the state’s efforts to combat this trend with Kimberly Myers, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Utah Department of Human Services, and Rebecca Glathar, Executive Director of the Utah chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness or NAMI. Plus, the day’s top local headlines.


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