Most Active Stories
Up To Date
Mon July 7, 2014
Baby Boomers Hold The Highest Rate Of Suicide, Especially in Kansas
There are 76 million Americans who were born between the mid-40s and the mid-60s. The Baby Boomers have much of the wealth, much of the power, much of the responsibility in our nation today. But, they also now have the highest suicide rate among all age groups. Guest host Brian Ellison talks with Kansas City Star reporter Rick Montgomery about this alarming statistic and how the rate in Kansas has skyrocketed in the last few years.
Guest: Rick Montgomery is a reporter for the Kansas City Star. His article on baby boomer suicide is here.