LEXINGTON, Ky (WKYT) - Researchers at the University of Kentucky say in a new study that where you live could affect your mental health.
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Factors like unemployment and access to health care are reasons why rural areas have higher suicide rates.
"There's quite a bit of evidence that people who are unemployed and less educated have a greater likelihood of committing suicide," Dr. Ty Borders told WKYT.
Suicide is the eleventh cause of death in Kentucky.