Importance of language when talking about suicide

Congress could soon take up new legislation to help suicide prevention programs. This comes after a CDC study found nearly 45,000 people died by suicide in 2016. Dr. Christine Moutier, chief medical officer at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the cultural and societal shifts around how we deal with mental health in the U.S. and the importance of using non-judgmental language when talking about suicide.

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