Suicide in the Sunflower State, Testimony

2023 Special Committee on Mental Health

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Aug 24, 2023


Wyatt J. Beckman, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
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Wyatt J. Beckman, M.P.H., C.H.E.S., KHI Senior Analyst, testified before the 2023 Special Committee on Mental Health on Aug. 24, 2023. During his testimony, he provided data on suicide rates and means. He also discussed the disparities that exist among different age and population groups, as well as among rural and urban Kansans.

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