A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 4-17-2020

04-17-2020

Topic: Suicide causes and prevention

Guest: Tony Rivera, suicide prevention case manager at the VA Pittsburgh Medical Center

How Topic Discussed: What are some common misconceptions about suicide? Why has it become a leading cause of death among younger people? How are veterans at special risk? What special techniques are used to help veterans cope with PTSD and other conditions that can lead to suicide? What should friends and family members do if they know someone who may be suicidal?

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