DC and Maryland Among Best Depression and Suicide Rates

Ranking America’s Mental Health: An Analysis of Depression Across the States

Believe it or not, the District of Columbia recently ranked as having the lowest suidide rate.  It was #23 in terms of rate of depression (#1 being best).  Maryland had the 5th lowest rate of depression and 8th lowest suicide rate.

Something is going right around here.   The ACA (American Counseling Association) credits access to mental health professionals and health benefits.