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Question, persuade, refer

Students attended QPR training, an acronym for question, persuade and refer Thursday evening. The event taught students how to approach the subject of suicide with friends and loved ones through a series of role playing exercises.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 22, 2017

Ashley Evearitt said suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens 18-24.   “Suicide continues to be a prevalent issue in society,” the Counseling Center staff therapist said. “Students can sometimes forget how common suicidal thoughts among their friends and family members ca...

‘Never a happy situation’

‘Never a happy situation’

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Six students from Katie Biggs high school died of suicide. Biggs struggled to figure out how to live her life without those she had lost. She eventually found the To Write Love On Her Arms’ organization, which helped her learn to live with the deaths of her high school classmates. To Write Love on ...

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