Monnat talks to Bloomberg about rising suicide rates among US kids

Lerner Center Chair and Director Shannon Monnat was recently quoted in this Bloomberg piece on rising suicide rates among U.S. kids”There are many reasons to suspect that suicide rates will increase this year too, not just because of Covid-19 but because stress and anxiety seem to be permeating every aspect of our lives,” says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. “Anxiety is high in the population as a whole, thanks to political and social unrest. Children are not immune from those stressors.” Read the piece here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-11/suicides-among-u-s-kids-and-young-adults-have-been-soaring