Religious services may lower risk of ‘deaths of despair’

New research from the Harvard Chan School found that people who attended religious services at least once a week were significantly less likely to die from “deaths of despair,” including deaths related to suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol poisoning.

Chris Sweeney • harvard
May 6, 2020 ~4 min

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