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Penn Medicine Receives $14 Million Grant to Launch New Suicide Prevention Center

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Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, but for years the study of suicide risk in diverse populations has been severely limited. Now that’s changing. Recently, Penn Medicine researchers were awarded a $14 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch a first-of-its-kind suicide prevention center.

WHYY’s Sojourner Ahebee has more.

(Original air-date: 11/6/21)