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Suicide, opioid misuse are top health issues in Snohomish County

New data confirms that suicide, opioid misuse and youth mental health issues are top concerns in Snohomish County.

 

Last updated 12/20/2019 at 2:13pm



New data confirms that suicide, opioid misuse, and youth mental health are among the top health issues in Snohomish County. On a more positive note, the County’s rates of homicide, cigarette smoking, melanoma deaths, lung cancer deaths, youth driving impaired, deaths due to motor vehicle crashes, and children living under the federal poverty level are faring better when compared to state and national rates.

These topics and more are included in the Snohomish Health District’s newest Community Health Assessment (CHA) released today, and available online at www.snohd.org/CHA2018. Starti...



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