Systems change for suicide prevention among adolescents: a rural Wisconsin county approach - Kohlbeck S, Fumo N, Hargarten S.

BACKGROUND: Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in Wisconsin. Between the years 2012 and 2016, rural counties in Wisconsin had statistically significantly higher rates of suicide than urban counties. Counties in northern and western Wisconsin have ...
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