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Dakota Midday: Mark VandeBraak, PhD Discusses Suicide Awareness

Mark VandeBraak

Mark VandeBraak, PhD., FT, MT-BC, Thanatologist & Music Therapist at Avera Behavioral Health Center.  September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Stories of murder/suicide have been in the news this month with incidents involving families in Platte and also in Minnetonka, Minnesota.  Dr. VandeBraak also addresses the use of social media as a cry for help and for healing. 

Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.