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This essay was awarded an honorable mention in The Denver Post’s teen essay contest as part of an ongoing Crisis Point project on youth suicide in Colorado.
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his essay was selected as the second place winner of The Denver Post’s teen essay contest as part of an ongoing Crisis Point project on youth suicide in Colorado.
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The rise in teen suicide is affecting communities across Colorado, but it’s been an issue for some time, with suicide now the leading cause of death for teens and children in this state.
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Mental health and teen suicide have become massive topics in Colorado, especially in recent months as a high school near Denver reported two student deaths in a single semester.
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The suicide rate for boys ages 15 to 19 jumped dramatically in 2017, reaching its highest point in a generation.
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“The best policy we can pursue is try to reduce access to firearms among people who are suicidal," one researcher says.

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