Friday, December 7, 2007
Utah ranks #1 for the most depressed people
A recent article on msnbc talks about a study conducted by Mental Health America that ranks Utah as the most depressed state in our nation. (To see the article copy and paste this link to your web browser: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22087867/.) It basically attributes the depression to having very few resources to mental health care. The study also states that the more highly educated a state’s population is, the lower its rate of depression. That theory makes sense but are they calling Utah uneducated?!!! So, this topic has sparked discussion with the family and I'm interested to see what everyone else thinks. I have my theories on why Utah could be the most depressed state. Anyone care to check out the article and share their thoughts?