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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Whitman County suicide and drug death

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January 19, 2023



COLFAX — As the biggest city in Whitman County, many people expect Pullman to have the highest amount of suicides that occur, but there are statistically more in the countryside than in Pullman, stated County Coroner Annie Pillers.

“That’s been pretty consistent,” Pillers said, noting that of people who have committed suicide- 83% have been men, 17% have been women.

Pillers stated this is not too uncommon through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at a larger scale.

“Many more men die from suicide.” Pillars said.

Pillers added that the age ran...



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