Officials in Coweta, Oklahoma are investigating a suicide at the Intermediate High School. Investigators believe a 15-year-old student fatally shot himself in the school’s bathroom around 8:30 a.m. February 4.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death amongst youth ages 10 to 24. Below are links designed to educate parents, educators and others about teen suicide:
- Common warning signs
- Bullying – what to watch for
- COPES – the 24-hour mobile psychiatric crisis service
- Talking to kids about tragedy
- Teen Suicide: Shyla’s story