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NBC Nightly News: Hope Squads spread awareness of suicide prevention

Jennifer Wright-Berryman, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the UC College of Allied Health Sciences, was featured on NBC Nightly News in a story on Hope Squads. She is the national lead researcher for the group which seeks to reduce self-destructive behavior and youth suicide by training, building, and creating change in schools and communities. She says the stigma of not wanting to talk about suicide is breaking down and students are willing to accept help.

Watch clip here.

Read more about Wright-Berryman's work with Hope Squads here.