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Nebraska Public Media partnered with the PBS science series NOVA on videos that looked at societal topics from a scientific point-of-view. One of the videos produced explored the regulations of growing hemp in Nebraska. The video went viral on Facebook with over 300,000 views and lots of engagement, all without any boosting.
In Nebraska, the youth suicide rate is higher than the national average, and a leading cause of death for 10 to 24-year-olds, according to the CDC. In 2021, Nebraska Public Media hosted two virtual WELL BEINGS events to help communities support each other and encourage compassion during times of anxiety and depression.