Burgard on economic downturns and rise in US suicides
MiCDA News Reference
Looking at factors in rising suicide rates across America, this piece cites Sarah Burgard's work on the effects of financial instability on mental health and mortality. Burgard says here: “Research for many years and across social and health science fields has demonstrated a strong relationship between economic downturns and an increase in deaths due to suicide.”
More Media Coverage:
"Suicide rates rise sharply across the United States, new report shows" - Washington Post. 6/7/2018.