The Rundown

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.

The Rundown
From local politics, to arts and culture, to history, the environment and beyond, “In the Hive” explores the issues and ideas that tie Utah together. Hosted and produced by KCPW’s Roger McDonough, each episode of this award-winning current affairs program explores a different theme–such as public transportation, homelessness, and air quality–and features conversations with experts Produced by KCPW Studios
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