STAT: Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Here’s how Warren, Sanders, and other candidates want to help change that

An excerpt from STAT written by Megan Thielking.

To bring down the rising suicide rate in the U.S., Cory Booker wants to appoint a federal coordinator tasked solely with suicide prevention. Amy Klobuchar wants to fund more local programs designed to prevent suicides among farmers and in tribal communities. Pete Buttigieg wants to add more mental health providers to the Department of Veterans Affairs and limit access to guns and other lethal means for people at high risk of suicide.

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