Editor's note: If you or someone you know may be considering suicide or is in crisis, call or text 988 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
More than 550 legislative bills restricting gender-affirming health care and other rights for transgender people have been introduced this year in nearly all states in the country.
In North Carolina, there are currently 10 anti-trans bills pending. Experts say restricting trans health care could increase suicide rates of trans people.
Jason deBruyn of WUNC reports.
This segment aired on June 16, 2023.