Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people aged 10 to 18 in North Carolina, and it’s the third leading for those aged 19 to 34.
A UNC initiative called Carolina Across 100 has launched a new statewide project, Our State Our Wellbeing, to reduce suicide.
Reporter Siya Zhang has the story.
If you’re going through a difficult time and want to reach out and talk to somebody who can help, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Its new number is 9-8-8.