Southfield (CW50) – On this week’s STREET BEAT, Amyre Makupson helps to tackle two tough subjects: Suicide prevention and anti-bullying. First, she speaks with Anne Perry, Area Director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention about the current state of suicide.

Anne Perry, Area Director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

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Then, we hear from a Affirmations’ Executive Director, Dave Garcia on how they are helping to create a safe space for young adults.

Dave Garcia, Executive Director of Affirmations (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Next, we sit with Jamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label to hear how their programs are helping to break the cycle of bullying in schools.

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Jamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

And lastly, we learn how we can help to shut down cyber bullying online from Consumer Education and OK 2 Say Presenter Christine Coady from the Michigan Department of Attorney General’s office.

Christine Coady, OK2SAY Presenter, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

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