Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth and young adults in Kentucky and according to the Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 15 percent of Kentucky high school students or 1 in 7… reported having seriously considered suicide within a 12-month period. 

In Focus Kentucky host Mario Anderson is joined by Melissa Lawson, mother of Bethany Lawson. Melissa lost her 16-year old daughter Bethany to suicide in August 2018