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Suicides Increasing In Western Montana [AUDIO]

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This is a difficult story for me to write, and for you to read, but according to Missoula County law enforcement authorities, it is a very important story for all of us. Suicides and suicide attempts are increasing in western Montana. I spoke first with Missoula County Sheriff’s Captain Rich Maricelli who compiled some recent statistics about suicide in our area. Click below for Captain Maricelli’s comments.

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What about the families and friends of suicide victims? How do they deal with the after effects of this tragedy? I spoke next with Sheriff’s Department Chaplain Chuck Lee, who often responds to the homes of suicide victims and counsels with family members. Click here for my conversation with Chaplain Lee.

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But the most important conversation in this story is the one to come. I also spoke with a suicide prevention counselor named Morgan. If you only listen to one of these interviews, let it be this one, and take Morgan’s advice. Please click here to listen..and perhaps save a life..

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