February 16, 2015

Iowa Suicide Data In Charts, Graphics

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Suicide prevention is getting attention in Iowa from several approaches. For example, the Legislature in 2014 directed the Iowa Department of Public Health and Department of Education to collaborate on advancing suicide prevention efforts.

But some health care professionals worry that elderly suicide prevention does not get enough attention.

The following graphics and charts, compiled at the end of 2014, provide illustrations and raw data for those interested in delving more into this public matter.


Read an IowaWatch story that digs into this matter here.

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Lauren Mills/IowaWatch

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