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The saddest statistic

New data shows that suicide attempts by middle school aged children is on the rise:

“There’s a perception that children don’t kill themselves, but that’s just not true. A new report shows that, for the first time, suicide rates for U.S. middle school students have surpassed the rate of death by car crashes.”

As a society, this problem should be a priority for our time, effort, and funding.

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