Louisiana Public Square

Preventing Suicide

Season 14 Episode 6 | 58m 57s Video has closed captioning.

The recent high-profile deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have brought the issue of suicide into the national spotlight. In Louisiana, suicide is the eleventh-leading cause of death and third among its 15 to 34-year-old residents. Sixteen percent of Louisiana’s 677 suicides in 2016 were military veterans. So, how is Louisiana addressing its suicide problem?

Aired: 07/25/18

Rating: NR

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