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CapRadio’s health reporter Sammy Caiola spent six months exploring the reasons behind the high suicide rate in rural Amador County. She shares how community engagement aided her reporting.
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This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg. ...
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Last Tuesday, nearly 100 people gathered in Jackson to connect with their neighbors around a troubling statistic: Amador County has the third-highest suicide rate in California.
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This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg. 
Picture of Samantha Caiola
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg.  
Picture of Samantha Caiola
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg.  
Picture of Samantha Caiola
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg. ...
Picture of Samantha Caiola
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg. ...
Picture of Samantha Caiola
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 California Fellowship, a program of the Center for Health Journalism at USC Annenberg.
Picture of Samantha Caiola
A lack of mental health professionals in rural counties is made worse by high rates of substance abuse, financial stress and isolation, which contribute to depression.

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