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Massachusetts Case Probes The Role Schools Play In Teen Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for teenagers. Schools increasingly are seen as key to keeping them safe, but suicide prevention training for school staff across the U.S. is hit or miss.

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Massachusetts Case Probes The Role Schools Play In Teen Suicide Prevention

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