August 29, 2019
Talking about a sensitive topic is difficult; looking for ways to solve that problem is often a whole lot harder. We would like to commend both the Crook County School District and the concerned parents who have brought the issue of youth suicide to the fore and thank them for looking for ways to lower the alarming rates we have been seeing in this region.
As Jess Donnell said at the school board meeting last week, staying quiet about the issue doesn’t seem to be helping. There has always been an unspoken belief that we shouldn’t talk about suicide, as though whispering its name could s...