suicide Suicide Rates Are Up Across The Country, Higher In Utah By Nicole Nixon • Jun 8, 2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention As two celebrities died in apparent suicides this week, a new federal report shows suicide rates have risen dramatically across the country over the past two decades. Utah continues to have one of the nation's highest rates for such deaths. Common Antidepressants May Be Less Effective At Higher Elevation, Study Says By Erik Neumann • Jun 4, 2018 Erik Neumann / KUER Our region ranks in the top ten for suicide. A new study from the University of Utah shows there may be a reason for that. Six Youth Suicides In A Year Sparks Community Conversation In Herriman By Erik Neumann • May 18, 2018 Erik Neumann / KUER Several hundred people gathered at Copper Mountain Middle School last night in Herriman to talk about a troubling spike in teen suicides.