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Santa Clarita Valley Suicides Prompt Discussion Of Mental Health Resources

Santa Clarita Valley Suicides Prompt Discussion Of Mental Health Resources

Editor’s Note: The media, in general, does not report on suicides or details because studies have shown media coverage tends to increase “copycat” attempts. The details from the reports describing the cause or manner of death have been withheld as a result. We write this story only in an effort to raise awareness and dialogue about the resources available in our community. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a second suspected public suicide in a 24-hour period Monday, the third in as many weeks. The No. 1 cause of suicide is untreated depression, according to suicide.org. In the Santa Clarita Valley, several organizations offer services for those who might be suffering from depression. Information regarding phone numbers and agencies to call for help are available at the bottom of this story.

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Santa Clarita Metrolink Train Tracks Death In Newhall Under Investigation

Santa Clarita Metrolink Train Tracks Death In Newhall Under Investigation

A man reportedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a mid-day Metrolink commuter train carrying 95 passengers, according to a Sheriff’s Department official. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The person, who was not identified by officials, reportedly committed suicide around 2:30 p.m. near Railroad Avenue and Market Street, in ...

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