Suicide In Walton: Episode 1 On Call with the Sheriff’s Office
May 26th, 2019 by healthisyourwealth
Suicide has claimed 169 lives in Walton County in the past 10 years. In 2016 Walton County was counted among the top 30 counties in the state of Georgia with the highest suicide rates.
In this episode Host Dede Harris along with her co-host Bruce Young introduces the topic and shares some of Walton County's alarming statistics. LT. Ben Cornelius with the Walton County Sheriff's Office shares his professional experience with answering suicide calls. He takes us inside the mind of law enforcement when responding to a suicide call and provides unique insight into this tragic situation.