Mesa County, according to a recent study, has one of the highest suicide rates in Colorado.
So what do we do about it?
St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction is set to begin implementing what is known as the Zero Suicide program.
The program was inspired by communities that were successful in reducing the suicide rate by paying attention to a few key components...
You can help battle suicide in Mesa County with everyone. Suicide rates in Mesa County are higher than the state average and is three time the national average. Along with the Mesa County Health and Human Services Department, we can all get together and promote life.