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Suicide remains a large concern


September 25, 2020

Suicide remains a top public health concern in Minnesota.

“Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Minnesota and tenth nationally,” said North East Minnesota Suicide Prevention Coordinator Ali Randall.

The coronavirus pandemic could be pushing emotions higher than ever before.

“I think the pandemic is shedding a good light on the importance of mental professionals in our community and the importance of suicide prevention,” said Randall.

“Whether you’re a coach or a supervisor at your employment no matter where you are everyone plays a role in that,” Randall said.


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