‘There are no words to explain it’

The stats are stunning.

APTN National News
The stats are stunning.

The UN says one million people will die from suicide this year.

In Canada, a 2007 study showed First Nation people kill themselves at twice the rate of the rest of Canada.

APTN National News reporter Rob Smith has a story about a family and how suicide changed their life.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.