Suicide prevention and mental health in Wyo.: A moral imperative

Until just last year, Wyoming has led the country in the suicide death rate since 2018, according to the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. This is an issue of life or death; and as a pro-life legislator, I have joined many in the Wyoming Legislature who understand we can no longer, in good conscience, continue to force the obligation of this critical issue of Wyoming lives at the feet of families, churches, non-profits and volunteers.

One life saved is worth the effort and that is why many in the Legislature voted to bolster the state’s suicide prevention efforts – a...

 

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