September 23, 2022

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 Monty Miller, LCSW, 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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