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A Senate bill introduced in late July 2020 is named after Dr. Lorna Breen, an emergency room director at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan who died by suicide in April. (Selcuk Acar/NurPhoto via Getty Images file photo)

Pandemic’s effect on already rising suicide rates heightens worry

Economic and social pressures brought on by COVID-19 lead to elevated risk

Posted August 5, 2020 at 7:00am