Suicide prevention discussed at school district board meeting

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 . . .

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