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Everyday HealthBack From the Brink, Med Student’s Plea Brings Promise of Change

From MedPage Today comes this inspirational story about Christopher Veal, a medical student at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine who is calling on medical school leaders to change their culture and adjust their programs to screen for suicidal ideation and mental health early on in student life. Veal decided to speak up after a friend and fellow med student took his own life, as Veal once attempted.