South Dakota has the third highest suicide rate for young people in the country, and overall suicide rates in the state are on the rise.
One woman from Presho has seen the impact of suicide on small communities first hand. As a student at the University of South Dakota, Chesney Garnos researched suicide and bullying. Now, she speaks to students in schools around the state.
At the beginning of her presentation, Chesney Garnos asks students to imagine this scenario: