Taking A Stand To Stop Suicide
Monday, September 9, 2013
Aired 9/9/13 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Alfredo Aguirre, director, County Behavioral Health Services
Aerial Cetnar, peer educator and president of SDSU's Active Minds student organization.
The beginning of the new school year can be a challenging time for college students.
Many are away from home for the first time, and some become emotionally overwhelmed and depressed.
San Diego's universities are joining county officials and mental health providers to mark National Suicide Prevention week.
They are working to decrease San Diego's suicide rate, which hit a record height of 413 suicides last year.
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