March For Our Lives Utah explores youth suicide, voter registration. Plus, a #BannedBooksWeek voicememo on "The Hate You Give"
- March For Our Lives Utah co-hosts included:
- Ainsley Moench, a junior at Skyline High School
- Allegra Erznoznik, a senior at West Jordan High School
- Nicolas Baca, a senior at East High School
- Ann Slagle, a senior at Brighton High School
- March For Our Lives Utah in a peer-to-peer conversation about youth suicide with Hannah Warren, Kaylee Fluckiger and Riley Walker. Earlier this year, the three young women graduated from Herriman High School, a school that saw seven students die by suicide during the 2017-18 school year.
If you or someone you know is in crisis and suicidal, there is help:
- SafeUt Smartphone App: A statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through texting and a confidential tip program via smartphone. Licensed clinicians in this 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats, texts, and calls by providing:
- supportive or crisis counseling,
- suicide prevention,
- and referral services.
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255. Provides 24/7 free and confidential help to families in distress.
- University of Utah Crisis intervention Team: (801) 587-3000.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
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RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:
- Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
- Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
- Volunteer: Tommy Sutter