Utah wants to vanquish 'dark places' of suicide
Members of the Teen Suicide Prevention Task Force Tuesday outlined recommendations aimed at stopping the flow of young deaths by one's own hand. Herbert said the priorities are a good start, but much is left to be done to target other populations.
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