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Teen Suicide Statistics

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the third leading cause of death in young people ages 10 to 24 is suicide. The top three ways young people use in committing suicide are: 45% firearm 40% suffocation 8% poisoning   Guns the number one method used in teen suicide. Is this surprising when you hear of all the school gun violence and school shootings such as Sandy…

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