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Youth Suicide Prevention

Preview: 11/12/2020 | 20s

Adolescent suicide prevention is a public health priority, with the highest rates of suicide attempts nationally found in NC. In 2018, 12 percent of adolescents in NC attempted suicide – a number expected to increase in the context of COVID-19. Appalachian State University partners with seven schools and three counties to provide mental health services to help prevent suicides.

Aired: 11/12/20

Rating: NR

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