Situation Report—A Reason to Live, hosted by the North Carolina Channel's resident military and veterans affairs advocate Jeff Smith, explores news, research and resources about mental health issues and suicide prevention for veterans.
With unflinching honesty, vets share stories of challenges faced, stories of their own suicide attempts and those of vets whose efforts resulted in the most tragic of conclusions.
In addition, Jeff hears about the impact of these losses on the family members left behind. However, Situation Report—A Reason to Live doesn't stop there; it also examines what is being done to address the situation and identifies resources available now.
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Situation Report—A Reason To Live: Casey McCurdy
As part of this special series, UNC-TV's Veterans Affairs team looks into the issue of veterans suicide and prevention. In this story, Army veteran Casey McCurdy recalls his two suicide attempts, most recently in 2018. Hear his gripping story of regret and rededication to life.
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