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Health Researcher Explains Steep 5.8% Drop in Suicide Rates Amid COVID Pandemic


Despite concerns over the mental health and wellbeing of Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, one researcher is highlighting recent data revealing the rate of suicides decreased by 5.8 percent in 2020. 

Jacob Rich, a health and drug policy researcher with Reason Foundation says data released by the CDC to the American Medical Association show suicides fell sharply for the first time in decades.  

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Rich appeared on the Thursday edition of CBN News's Faith Nation to talk more about the drop in suicide rates.  

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