search

Tackling Suicide Prevention On Multiple Fronts

posted by AHIP

on March 13, 2020

Centene, a leader in managed care with over 24 million members
across 50 states, is tackling this crisis to ensure that patients at risk of
suicide have the support they need.

Highlights

  • Suicide was the second-highest cause of death among people aged 10-34 and the 10th leading cause of death overall in the U.S. in 2017, resulting in 47,000 lives lost.
  • Communities of color may experience disparities in behavioral health care and other barriers that place them at greater risk of suicide.
  • Centene’s initiatives to combat suicide illustrate one company’s leadership in tackling this crisis for patients at risk.
" "