Montgomery County In Top 15 For Suicide Among ages 14 to 24
“About 478-thousand dollars a year over the next three years to build on our earlier efforts to promote early intervention, assessment services to youth that might be at risk of suicide and foster a collaborative working relationship with programs, both public and private in those regions to help identify youth who are at risk of suicide and also to get information out to youth who might be contemplating suicide”
Spokesman Michael Race says, the latest statistics from Centers For Disease Control, which tracks suicide rates nationwide, is that Montgomery County had 46 suicides
during the period from 2000 to 2006 among 14 to 24 year olds. The statistics place Montgomery County at 15TH among the 67 counties for suicide in that age bracket.
Montgomery County Under Drought Watch
“Precipitation, stream flow, surface water and soil moisture.”
Drought warnings and drought watches are voluntary. The DEP Asks residents in the 40 counties under a drought watch to reduce water use by 5-percent. Residents in the four Counties under a drought warning are asked to voluntarily reduce water use between 10 and 15 percent.