Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, has led the push for more access to mental health providers for people at risk for dying by suicide.
Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, has led the push for more access to mental health providers for people at risk for dying by suicide. Courtesy Sen. Sharon Brown
Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, has led the push for more access to mental health providers for people at risk for dying by suicide. Courtesy Sen. Sharon Brown

Suicide rates are rising in Benton County and across the state. But why?

June 15, 2018 02:01 PM