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‘We are in a state of emergency’: What’s behind the rising suicide rate among Black kids

Today, suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Black children ages 10 to 19. And that rate is rising faster for them than for any other racial or ethnic group.

By Liz Tung/WHYY

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Athletes’ mental health in the spotlight with Biles exit

Superstar gymnast withdraws from Olympic events, to both praise and criticism
By Merideth Bucher

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Explore the attempts throughout history to unravel the mysteries of mental illness.

By Fred Vigeant

Athletes’ mental health claims make headlines after star tennis player drops out of competition

Also on the program: Spending the Army birthday with one soldier who “beat the odds.”

By Merideth Bucher

Coping with reopening anxiety

Also on the program: Communities opening up with events and exhibits

By Merideth Bucher