Suicide

Zero Suicides The Aim Of New Program At St. Mary’s
Mesa County, according to a recent study, has one of the highest suicide rates in Colorado.
So what do we do about it?
St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction is set to begin implementing what is known as the Zero Suicide program.
The program was inspired by communities that were successful in …
Suicide Prevention
The suicide rate in Mesa County has increased by over 65% percent since 2013. Mesa County continues to be in the top five counties in Colorado for death by suicide.
Reaching Out
Mesa County Valley School District 51 is offering a series of Suicide Intervention Training sessions to the community.
Suicide Prevention
In 2015, Mesa County lost 37 people to suicide. A local nightclub is hosting an event, "Stay Strong, Stay Beautiful, Stay With Us," with proceeds going to a non-profit striving to bring suicide awareness and prevention to the Grand Valley.

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