COLORADO TAKES STEPS TO COMBAT HIGH YOUTH SUICIDE RATE
A 9-year-old boy in Colorado took his own life during the first week of school this year. The tragedy highlighted a pervasive problem in the state — the high suicide rate among youth. As Ali Budner (@ali_budner) of the Mountain West News Bureau reports, the state has just set aside funding for better mental health resources in schools.
Originally appeared on Here & Now.