Suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S., and the highest rate of suicide is in middle-aged white men, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In 2020, 69% of Americans who died by suicide were white males.

This week, we’re talking to a psychotherapist with Saint Luke’s Behavioral Health Specialists about why suicide rates are higher in this population and the special training Saint Luke’s provides the community on suicide prevention.

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