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What you need to know about suicide and young people

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

More than 38,000 deaths in the United States are attributed to suicide. And it's one of the leading causes of death in people 15-24.

Kelly Short lost her daughter, Leah, to suicide when Leah was just 16. Kelly Short appeared on The :30 to share her story, and to offer some advice to parents on talking to children about suicide and spotting early warning signs. Watch the video for more.

Click here for the Vermont Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition Umatter campaign.

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