Suicide's shadow

Gleick, Elizabeth
July 1996
Time;7/22/1996, Vol. 148 Issue 5, p40
Explores the May 1996 suicides of Alicia Hayes, 15, and Amber Hernandez, 14. Possible influence on the girls of the suicide of another boy from California's San Pedro High School in March 1996; How families and friends are trying to sort out the reasons for the deaths; Background of the girls; The increase in suicide rates for teens; The need for impact counseling; Importance of counseling and all-around student care; Suggestions to families to help prevent suicides.


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