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African American teens experiencing rise in suicide rates: ‘Eventually it was like there would be a day you just did it’

August 29, 2019

Thinking about how many people she knew who took their lives, there was a time Alleyah Getter wasn’t sure she would have any friends left by the time she got to high school. Three had killed themselves, and Getter, now a 14-year-old eighth-grader, was beginning to have her own suicidal thoughts. “It was like feeling… [Read More]