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Active duty and veteran suicides up, youth suicides down in El Paso County

By: Ashley Portillo, KOAA News 5

COLORADO SPRINGS — September is national suicide prevention awareness month, and a part of the coroner’s report released today was addressing suicide deaths in El Paso County.

Dr. Leon Kelly, the El Paso County coroner, said suicide numbers in our community are some of the highest in the country.

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