Support groups reach out to youths after two suicides

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Support groups reach out to youths after two suicides

Counselors, teachers and students open lines of communication
Two Cortez Middle School students reportedly died by suicide this weekend.
Gerald Peabody led a prayer at a vigil in Towaoc on Wednesday night in remembrance of two Ute Mountain Ute teenagers who died by suicide this weekend.
Warning signs of suicide

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has identified these behaviors, a partial list, as warning signs of suicide:
Talking about suicide, feeling hopelessIncreased use of alcohol or drugsWithdrawing from activitiesSelf-imposed isolationSleeping too much or too littleVisiting or calling people to say goodbyeGiving away prized possessionsDepressionAnxietyLoss of interestIrritabilityHumiliation/ShameAgitation/AngerRelief/Sudden Improvement

Support groups reach out to youths after two suicides

Two Cortez Middle School students reportedly died by suicide this weekend.
Gerald Peabody led a prayer at a vigil in Towaoc on Wednesday night in remembrance of two Ute Mountain Ute teenagers who died by suicide this weekend.
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