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Rural America Could See Dramatic Rise in Mental Health Issues and Suicides, Experts Say

Source
The Daily Yonder
Date
Jun 1, 2020
Summary
Discusses research that shows suicide rates in America have been rising for the past two years and are expected to continue to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts and researchers explain how a lack of access to mental healthcare in rural areas and a combination of economic failure, unemployment, social isolation, and uncertainty could result in additional deaths of despair.
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Access · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Stress and stress disorders · Suicide and suicide prevention · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · South Dakota