Understanding Mental Health and Suicide with Dr. Kurtis Woolf
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The Daily Diagnosis
Understanding Mental Health and Suicide with Dr. Kurtis Woolf
Nov 06, 2019 Episode 14
Ogden Clinic

Mental health, especially suicide, can be a concerning aspect of men's health. One man dies by suicide every minute of every day, with males accounting for 75% of all suicides. Understanding this and where Utah statistically stands with regards to suicide, we sought out Dr. Kurtis Woolf to provide more information on suicide, promoting awareness and understanding to listeners of this week's episode of the Daily Diagnosis. 

Show Notes:
1:20 - Get to know Dr. Woolf
3:30 - Mental Health Opener
5:20 - Suicide rates in Utah
6:00 - Suicide misconceptions
8:00 - Why, with improvements, have suicide rates gone up?
9:20 - Suicide and adolescents
10:01 - Facts about suicide in Utah
12:17 - Increasing safety by decreasing lethal means
13:29 - How much time does it take to make the decision to end one's life?
15:00 - Advice 
16:00 - What to do if someone is considering suicide? 
17:55 - Information on state and national numbers for Suicide prevention and online resources.

Utah Suicide Prevention Line: 8015873000
National Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK