John’s World: Suicide Statistics and Ways to Prevent It

16:41PM Jun 11, 2018
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Last week, two big names died by suicide: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. 

Farmer suicides have been speckling rural America as low commodity prices and financial stresses hit the farm, and they feel as though they have no options. 

This week, U.S. Farm Report commentator John Phipps shares some “grisly” statistics on suicide and some practical steps to prevent suicide.

Watch John’s World every weekend on U.S. Farm Report.

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