Suicide numbers rising, Squirrel research

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Mark Moschell (CC BY-NC 2.0)

The CDC reports the number of suicides rose slightly in 2022. We talk about why and what can be done to help people in crisis. We also meet a member of UW-Eau Claire’s Team Squirrel and hear what they’re learning about the rodents of the woods.

Featured in this Show

  • What to know about the 2022 suicide rate data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    We go over some of the CDC’s findings about suicide rates in the United States in 2022 with a suicide prevention program manager with Mental Health America of Wisconsin.

    If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by dialing 9-8-8, or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Erica Steib Guest