depression

The Mountain West has disproportionately high rates of depressive disorders and suicide. Researchers are trying to find out why. Turns out, the mountains themselves might have something to do with it. 

Efforts are being made to detect signs of depression in earlier stages. We talk with health care professionals about spotting the symptoms early on.

On The Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

Jun 18, 2018

  • Early screenings for depression.
  • Holocaust education in Idaho.
  • Insuring therapy for youths with autism.
  • Boise's best hiking spots.

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.