Is Utah’s youth suicide rate linked to Utah’s culture surrounding LGBT? | KUTV

Is Utah’s youth suicide rate linked to Utah’s culture surrounding LGBT? BY HEIDI HATCH WEDNESDAY, JULY 6TH 2016   Is Utah’s youth suicide rate linked to Utah’s religious culture surrounding LGBT? VIEW PHOTO GALLERY 8 photos 201 shares tweet now! (KUTV) The number one killer of Utah’s kids is suicide according to new numbers from the Utah State Health Department. Utah’s youth ages 11 to 17 are dying at their own hands at the three times the rate recorded less than 10 years ago, in 2007. There is no definitive reason for the abrupt rise in suicide among Utah youth, but there are many pointing to Utah’s religious culture as a possible cause. Today The Huffington Post ran an op-ed asking the question: “Is The Recent Rise In Utah Youth Suicides Really Such A Mystery?”

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