August 14, 2007
Sandy Beran, of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, conducts a training class Monday at Yampa River State Park Visitor Center for residents learning to be suicide counselors. The class, which continues today, is designed to combat a growing problem of suicide in Moffat and Routt counties.
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Mental health agency, advocates working to solve suicide problem
Colorado's suicide rate ranks as the seventh highest in the country, according to Mental Health America of Colorado. Figures for Moffat and Routt counties are just as unsettling.