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Jason Foundation offers help for youths contemplating suicide


Last updated 2/8/2019 at 2:11pm

FALLBROOK – There is an epidemic sweeping across the state, yet few are covering the topic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the new fatal injury data for California. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for middle and high school youth. In fact, the state loses a young person aged 10 to 24 years every 0.65 days.

Suicide is one of the leading causes of preventable death. Four out of every five young people who attempt suicide exhibit clear warning signs before an attempt. That means in 80 percent of attempts there is an opportunity to recognize t...

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