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.
- 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.