Daphne Herling

Percentage of Suicides by Mechanism, Montana Residents, 2012-2016.
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

"Montana persistently ranks in the top three states with the most youth who die by suicide, and their method of choice is overwhelmingly guns."

So starts an article in the latest edition of Montana Business Quarterly, put out by economists at the University of Montana. MTPR’s Kevin Trevellyan asked the article's author Daphne Herling why she wrote it.