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Fri September 6, 2013
Health

Using Stereotypes To Make Feelings Manly

Dr. Rich Mahogany is a manly man and the pretend doctor on ManTherapy.org
Credit Mantherapy.org

Colorado’s suicide rate in 2012 was the highest it’s been since record keeping began in the 1980's. The vast majority of them were men.

Many Coloradans are struggling to cope with the pressures of mental illness, a stressed economy, substance abuse or other factors that render them thinking suicide is their only alternative. 

KUNC’s Jackie Fortier spoke with Jarrod Hindman, director of the Colorado Department of Health and Environment’s Office of Suicide Prevention, to talk about a new website, ManTherapy.org, that makes talking about your feelings manly.