When it happens it often leaves friends and family asking themselves, why didn't see the signs? Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Americans. And here's an eye-opening fact one person dies by suicide every 16 minutes.

13 On Your Side is working make a difference when it comes to those statistics.

You may have seen the previews for "A Million Little Things" a new ABC Show about a friend who commits suicide and how it affects the lives of their friends and family. After the show 13 On Your Side Late Night will be holding a panel discussion about how we can know the signs of suicide and hopefully help prevent it from happening.

Christy Buck with the Mental Health Foundation, who is a part of that panel discussion, talks about why it's important to have tough conversations with loved ones.

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