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National effort for 3-digit suicide hotline

Originally aired: Thursday, May 4, 2017

With the rising rates of teenage suicide within Utah and around the country, lawmakers and constituents alike are recognizing that something needs to change. As of late, the topic of teenage suicide has been in the news due to a popular Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" sparking even more discussion regarding the concern of family and lawmakers of teenagers and adults who struggle with this. Aimee Winder Newton joins Doug on the show to discuss this suicide prevention bill and her personal connection to it.