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Attorney general: ‘We have a crisis on our hands’ when it comes to teen suicide

DENVER – Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has declared a crisis in Colorado when it comes to teen suicide.

According to the CDC, Colorado teens are nearly twice as likely to take their own lives compared to teens in the rest of the country. Suicide is the leading cause of death for kids in Colorado between the ages of 10 to 14. The state also ranks 48th in terms of access to pediatric mental health care.

  • Date
    October 16th, 2018
  • Author
    Annie Skinner