Suicide prevention was the focus of a work session of the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
A nationwide problem, student suicide has a higher rate in Oregon than the country as a whole.
A team of counselors made a presentation on local efforts to prevent suicide.
Ishawn Early, suicide prevention coordinator for the district; Courtenay McCarthy, lead school psychologist for the Salem-Keizer Student Threat Assessment Program; David Fender, coordinator . . .