Seeking Answers After Teen Suicide

(United States Department of Health and Human Services)

(United States Department of Health and Human Services)

Parents gathered at Newton South High School on Tuesday night to discuss healing strategies after the third teen suicide of the school year.

Community members are wrestling with countless questions in an attempt to make sense of the recent tragedies. Among them: What leads a depressed adolescent to thoughts of suicide?


Dr. Michael Rich, psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He tweets @mediatrician.


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