Colorado's suicide rate is among the highest in the nation. New legislation aims to reduce the number college student suicides by encouraging them to waive their privacy rights so their parents would be notified if they appear at risk. Ryan Warner speaks with Dick McKee, whose personal experience with his son's suicide led him to push for the legislation, and Terri Lucero Osborne, director of counseling services at the University of Denver, who opposes the legislation.
New Law Targets Suicides Among College Students
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Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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